2017

Jessica Warboys, Tremolo, 2017. Wood, pvc pipe, acrylic paint, 81 x 81 x 27 cm. Image courtesy French Riviera © Jessica Warboys
Friday Dispatch 22 Sep 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Jessica Warboys – Tremolo, at French Riviera

French Riviera has that almost unheard-of thing: a true spirit of experimentation and risk-taking

Artist Gillian Wearing with a model of suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett. Photograph: Caroline Teo/GLA
News 20 Sep 2017 By Marcus Crofton

CAS Consultancy working with Gillian Wearing to deliver a monument to women’s suffrage in Parliament Square

The statue of the Suffragist leader Dame Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929) will be the first woman in the historic square

Sara Barker, Last of Light (3 Needles), 2017. Photo courtesy Marc Wilmot
Art Consultancy 18 Sep 2017 By Fabienne Nicholas

The Art World View – ABCs of Cultural Placemaking: Authenticity, Buy-in and Connectivity

Cultural placemaking has moved beyond a ‘nice to have’ and into pole position for ensuring economically viable, healthy, sustainable communities.

Tschabalala Self, Habibi Papi, 2017. Watercolour, acrylic, flashe, gouache, coloured pencil, hand-coloured photocopies, photocopies hand-coloured canvas on canvas. 243.8 x 213.4 cm. Photo: Damian Griffiths, Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias Gallery
Friday Dispatch 15 Sep 2017 By Christine Takengny

Tschabalala Self: Bodega Run, at Pilar Corrias

Tschabalala Self’s work is primarily concerned with the ethno-cultural stereotypes surrounding the Black body within contemporary culture, ‘Bodega Run’ at Pilar Corrias Gallery is Self’s first foray into installation.

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.

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