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2017

Site impression for the memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas
Art Consultancy 12 Sep 2017 By Marcus Crofton

Alison Wilding RA and Adam Kershaw selected to create a memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas

Managed by the CAS Consultancy for the DCMS, the memorial is composed of three elements: water, land and air, come together in the work which is titled ‘Still Water’.

Edo Bertoglio, Jean-Michel Basquiat wearing an American football helmet, 1981. Photo: © Edo Bertoglio, courtesy of Maripol.
CAS Recommends 31 Aug 2017 By Marcus Crofton

September 2017

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work will be taking place at the Barbican Centre from 21 September.

Ting-Ting Cheng, On the Desert Island (2017). Audio guide and site-specific installation at Iniva, Stuart Hall Library, London. Photo: George Torode.
Artist to Watch By Charlotte dos Santos

Ting-Ting Cheng

Politically charged and focusing on themes of cultural heritage, Ting-Ting Cheng’s work has journeyed across the globe to obtain a marvellously international presence.

The artist making the work on-site. Image courtesy Jessica Warboys.
Recent Acquisitions By Charlotte dos Santos

Specially commissioned ‘Sea Painting’ by Jessica Warboys acquired by the CAS for Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Warboy’s work strips the canvas from its frame and forces it into direct contact with the unforgiving elements of the windswept British landscape.

Theo Eshetu, The Slave Ship, 2015. Single channel video installation with sound, 14m 28s. Courtesy of the artist and Tiwani Contemporary. Photographer © Sylvain Deleu 2017.
Friday Dispatch 28 Jul 2017 By Christine Takengny

Theo Eshetu: The Slave Ship, at Tiwani Contemporary

The film is a hypnotic meditation on how the concept of free trade reinforces inequalities and injustices that seem to have their roots in the transatlantic slave trade.

Mark Leckey, Parade, 2003, on show as part of Now, Today, Tomorrow and Always at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Courtesy the Artist and Cabinet, London. © the artist. Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. Part funded by the Film and Video Umbrella.
CAS Recommends 27 Jul 2017 By Marcus Crofton

August 2017

The Towner Gallery’s new show explores how popular culture, and its vast compendium of imagery, words and materials has influenced recent contemporary art. Featured artists include Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Mark Leckey and John Stezaker.

Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, (2017). Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and produced in partnership with Create. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Andy Keate.
Artist to Watch By Ali MacGilp

Luke Willis Thompson

One of the most brilliant artists of his generation, Thompson investigates the treatment of minority communities and the way objects and sites can be imbued with violence.

Lubaina Himid, Allow Your Friends to Meet Your Enemies, 2011. Acrylic and pencil on paper, collage, magazine pages (2 parts), 33.5 x 28cm, 71 x 102cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 26 Jul 2017 By Franka Blok

Diptych by 2017 Turner Prize-nominee Lubaina Himid acquired for Gallery Oldham

The gallery aims to attract new audiences and explore challenging issues around racial, ethnic and cultural identity.

Jessie Flood-Paddock, Lion Vasa, 2017. Image courtesy of The Carl Freedman Gallery London and the artist and The Tetley, Leeds. Supported by the Henry Moore Foundation, The Elephant Trust and the Artists’ General Benevolent Institution.
Friday Dispatch 21 Jul 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage at The Tetley, Leeds

This counter-intuitive but productive pairing resonates in unexpected and playful ways.

Richard Long, White Deer Circle, 2016 © Pete Huggins
Friday Dispatch 14 Jul 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Richard Long: EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall

EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall shows Richard Long at the top of his game and should not be missed.

Fabienne Nicholas
Art Consultancy 11 Jul 2017 By teamcas

Fabienne Nicholas invited by Sadiq Khan to become a Mayor’s Design Advocate

CAS Consultancy’s developing strand of cultural strategy work, as well as extensive expertise in the public realm, gives Fabienne a unique blend of experience to contribute to the Mayor’s vision.

Hito Steyerl, HellYeahWeFuckDie, © Skulptur Projekte 2017, Foto/photo: Henning Rogge
Friday Dispatch 7 Jul 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017

Pack some sunscreen and an anorak, for Germany’s summer weather seems to be as unpredictable as ours at the moment, and explore Skulptur Projekte Münster (SPM) by hire bike.

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