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2017

Anne Hardy, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Art Night 2017. © Anne Hardy, Photographer: Angus Mill
Friday Dispatch 30 Jun 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Anne Hardy: Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Art Night 2017

This is her largest ever single installation and after Art Night the work will become the first of Hardy’s increasingly ambitious works to enter a permanent museum collection.

Barkley L. Hendricks, 'Icon for My Man Superman (Superman Never Saved any Black People – Bobby Seale)', 1969. Private Collection; © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Superman S-Shield © & ™ DC Comics.
CAS Recommends 29 Jun 2017 By Marcus Crofton

July 2017

Compton Verney’s new exhibition draws together over 90 works that investigate how the human eye and mind perceive what we see, including a gallery-sized mural by German abstract artist Lothar Götz.

AND NOW…GRANTS FOR IRISH LESBIANS! Installation view. Alice May Williams, photo: Cameron Leadbetter, Courtesy Tintype, London
Artist to Watch By Charlotte dos Santos

Alice May Williams

Nestled amongst the hum and bustle of Islington’s Essex road, a banner is defiantly pitched up in the window of Tintype gallery, blaring the words sourced from the article that…

Neil Brownsword, Waster, 2011. Ceramic industrial archaeology, dimensions variable. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 28 Jun 2017 By teamcas

Installation by Neil Brownsword acquired for The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Adopting the role of both artist and archaeologist, Brownsword unearths discarded by-products from closed Staffordshire ceramic factories to create sculptures that reflect on the forces of globalisation and the local economy.

Ron Nagle, Casting Aspersions, 2016, ceramic, catalysed polyurethane and epoxy resin, 14.6 x 9.5 x 11.4 cm, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/2 ins. Photograph by Don Tuttle. Image copyright the artist and courtesy Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Friday Dispatch 23 Jun 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Ron Nagle: Amended Testimony at Stuart Shave/Modern Art

Ron Nagle’s beautifully installed first ever UK solo show offers a new perspective on the history of ceramic sculptures as an art form.

Marta Minujín, The Parthenon of Books, 2017,
 steel, books, and plastic sheeting
, Friedrichsplatz, Kassel, documenta 14, photo: Roman März
Friday Dispatch 16 Jun 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Documenta 14, Kassel

This edition of documenta offers a rare chance to see works by female artists, indigenous artists and older artists who have been neglected by the market.

Ex Machina display at Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction, Barbican Centre 3 June – 1 September. Credit Tristan Fewings / Getty Images.
Friday Dispatch 9 Jun 2017 By Caroline Douglas

‘Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction’ at Barbican Art Gallery, London

“We are only seeking Man. We have no need of other worlds. We need mirrors.”

Maeve Brennan, The Drift (2017). HD video with sound, 50′ 29” (video still). Produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London and Spike Island, Bristol. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Spike Island; The Whitworth, The University of Manchester; and Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore. Courtesy of the artist.
Friday Dispatch 2 Jun 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Maeve Brennan: The Drift at Chisenhale Gallery, London

Brennan’s portrait of three individuals in Lebanon is sensitive, sympathetic and nuanced, all the while overlaid with the optimism inherent in the metaphorical act of mending.

A folio from Ajayeb al Makhluqhat. Image courtesy Morehshin Allahyari
Friday Dispatch 26 May 2017 By Elea Himmelsbach

Morehshin Allahyari, She Who Sees The Unknown: Ya’jooj Ma’jooj at The Photographers’ Gallery

Finding herself literally “walled out” of her own country during Donald Trump’s first attempt at the Muslim travel ban, Iranian-American artist Morehshin Allahyari explores the Qur’anic story of Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj

Grayson Perry preparatory sketch. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London © Grayson Perry
CAS Recommends 25 May 2017 By Marcus Crofton

June 2017

The CAS-commissioned No End to Enderby by Graham Eatough and Stephen Sutcliffe, which explores Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, will be premiering at the Manchester International Festival, one of a number of must-see events in the city this month.

Yi-Chun-Lin, Another Escape, 2014, © the artist
Art Consultancy By teamcas

Aspen Online Art Award relaunched for 2017 as the Aspen Digital Art Award

The value of the award has doubled from £5,000 to £10,000 allows a greater range of work to be commissioned.

John Stezaker, Painting, 2013-2016. Collages on paper, 8 parts. Each part 53 x 42 cm, overall size 53 x 450 cm. Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions By Franka Blok

Eight collages by John Stezaker acquired for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

The collages respond to a key series of work in Birmingham’s collection, ‘Pygmalion and the Image’ (1875-78) by Edward Burne-Jones, and was completed whilst Stezaker was curating an exhibition there.

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