Phoebe Collings-James, Don’t Knock Twice, I Will Eat You, 2018. Installation view at Relative Strength, Arcadia Missa, London. Courtesy the Artist and Arcadia Missa. Photo: Tim Bowditch
Friday Dispatch 18 May 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Phoebe Collings-James: Relative Strength at Arcadia Missa

Strength and weaknesses are subverted in Phoebe Collings-James powerful display.

Installation view of Still Moving: The films and photographs of Ulrike Ottinger, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow (20.4.18-29.7.18). Photography by Ruth Clark. All works copyright of the artist.
Friday Dispatch 11 May 2018 By Christine Takengny

Still Moving: The Films and Photographs of Ulrike Oettinger at The Hunterian, Glasgow

A frequent traveller to remote places in Asia, the South Seas and Eastern Europe, Oettinger refuses to present us with clichés or stereotypes but rather offers us a more differentiated, at times unsettling view of the world.

Aliza Nisenbaum, 'Susan, Aarti, Keerthana and Princess, Sunday in Brooklyn', 2018. Image courtesy the artist and Mary Mary, Glasgow
Friday Dispatch 4 May 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Visible Women at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

With the arrival of Aliza Nisenbaum’s painting in Norwich through our VNXXCAS initiative, very different, 21st century realities enter the collection and enable a multitude of new conversations to take place.

Antony Gormley, EDGE III, 2012, Courtesy Galleria Continua, Photograph by Oak Taylor-Smith © the artist
CAS Recommends By Marcus Crofton

May 2018

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is showing one of the pioneers of African and Arab Modernism, Ibrahim El-Salahi, whilst in Cambridge, Kettle’s Yard has invited Anthony Gormley to take over…

Aliza Nisenbaum, 'Susan, Aarti, Keerthana and Princess, Sunday in Brooklyn', 2018. Image courtesy the artist and Mary Mary, Glasgow
CAS News 27 Apr 2018 By Marcus Crofton

US painter Aliza Nisenbaum commissioned to make a new work for Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery through VN XX CAS scheme

VN XX CAS encourages debate on the gender imbalance in UK museum collections

Tamar Guimarães  (Film stills)  Canoas 2010 13:30 16mm transferred to video Colour, sound, Portuguese with English subtitles  Courtesy of the artist and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo.
Friday Dispatch By Ilaria Puri Purini

‘I blew on Mr.Greenhill’s main joints with a very ‘hot’ breath’ at De La Warr Pavilion

Less than two hours from London, along the Sussex coast, stands the De La War Pavilion, an example of modernist dreams of unison and transformation.

Claudette Johnson ‘Standing Figure’ 2017. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens
Recent Acquisitions 26 Apr 2018 By Charlotte dos Santos

Striking new painting by Claudette Johnson acquired for Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Johnson was a key member of the The Blk Art Group, a West Midlands-based collective that sought to empower black artists, as well as encouraging young white artists to be more socially relevant in their practice.

Winter & Hörbelt, Pixel Wall, 2018. Copyright Winter & Hörbelt
Art Consultancy 25 Apr 2018 By teamcas

CAS Consultancy completes two permanent public artworks in North West Cambridge

Artist duo Winter & Hörbelt have created a pavilion in the landscape and a Pixel Wall that distorts our images of the surroundings.

Johann Arens, Motion Tracks, Public Commission by Kettle’s Yard, 2016
Artist to Watch By Ilaria Puri Purini

Johann Arens

Johann Arens’ practice can be encountered in unusual settings – watch out for his new installation at Bold Tendencies later this month. A German artist based in London, Arens looks…

Image courtesy of GLA/Caroline Teo
CAS News 24 Apr 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Historic statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett by Gillian Wearing unveiled in Parliament Square

Managed by the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy, it is the first-ever monument of a woman, and the first created by a woman, to stand within the square.

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