2018

Hepworth Sculpture Prize nominee Michael Dean, Tender Tender, 2017. Installation view, Skulptur Projekte Münster. Courtesy the artist, Herald St, London, Supportico Lopez, Berlin and Mendes Wood, São Paulo. Photo Henning Rogge
CAS Recommends 27 Sep 2018 By Marcus Crofton

October 2018

Two of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes open their exhibitions this month, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture and Artes Mundi 8 in Cardiff.

Helen Cammock, ‘Untitled 1’ from the series ‘Shouting in Whispers’, 2017. Hand-pulled screenprint, edition 2 of 3. 102 x 72cm.
Recent Acquisitions By Christine Takengny

The CAS acquires two sets of powerful screen prints by Helen Cammock for Reading Museum

Helen Cammock used to be a social worker, grounding her research-focused approach to creating art reflecting on inequality and misrepresentation.

Zadie Xa, ‘Crash Boom Hisssssss. Legend of the Liquid Sword’, 2017, Performed at Somerset House Studios as part of Block Universe London 2017
Artist to Watch By Anietie Ekanem

Zadie Xa

Xa’s interest in Korean culture is rooted in her own experience of the diaspora, with a particular focus on Korean Shamanism.

Still from Xavier Solé Mora, Fools' Feast, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.
Art Consultancy 24 Sep 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Aspen Digital Art Award recipient Xavier Solé Mora launches winning artwork for the Aspen Collection

Inspired by our perception of risk and an etching by Francisco Goya, ‘Fools’ Feast’ presents a gentle choreography of floating hippos that disguises the danger they pose in the wild.

Nicholas Pope, 'Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue', 1998-2018. Mixed media, 300 × 390 × 460 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and The Sunday Painter. Photographer: Lewis Ronald
Friday Dispatch 21 Sep 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Nicholas Pope: Sins and Virtues at The Sunday Painter

Nicholas Pope is part of the history of British Sculpture, and thanks to the dynamic trio of The Sunday Painter he is now being rediscovered.

Installation view of J.B Blunk at Kate MacGarry. Courtesy Kate MacGarry, Photography: Angus Mill
Friday Dispatch 14 Sep 2018 By teamcas

J.B. Blunk at Kate MacGarry

The overall experience is dynamic, direct and makes a powerful tactile address to the viewer.

Daria Martin, A Hunger Artist, 2017. HD film, 16 minutes © Daria Martin, courtesy Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 7 Sep 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Daria Martin: A Hunger Artist at Maureen Paley, London

For fifteen years, Daria Martin’s work has concerned itself with the relationships between performers and their audiences.

Isaac Julien, En Passage (Stones Against Diamonds), 2015. On show at York Art Gallery in the show Strata, Rock, Dust, Stars, 28 September 2018 – 25 November 2018. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London © Isaac Julien
CAS Recommends 30 Aug 2018 By Marcus Crofton

September 2018

In London, the Whitechapel Gallery is doing the first major UK survey of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, which spans 20 years of extraordinary artistic collaboration.

Lucy Skaer, 'Me, Me, Me, Me', 2012. Resin, celluloid film, 23.5 x 15.5 x 4 cm each. Courtesy Peter Freeman, Inc. New York / Paris © Lucy Skaer. Photo credit: Cadre en Seine Choi
Recent Acquisitions By Team

The CAS acquires a pair of characteristic lozenges by Lucy Skaer for Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sections of film – the passage of time made manifest – have been physically sealed by Skaer’s manipulation of “traditional” sculpture.

War Requiem performance at the Royal College of Music. Photo by Chris Christodoulou
Art Consultancy 29 Aug 2018 By teamcas

CAS Consultancy gears up for the start of the academic year with projects for the University of Cambridge and the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is seeking a major public-facing work for the entrance to its new museum and recital space.

Zoya Siddiqui, ‘Geology of a Home’, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch By Christine Takengny

Zoya Siddiqui

Living and working outside her birthplace Lahore (Pakistan) for the past few years, her multi-media work explores questions that relate to spatial distance, memory and longing.

Barbara Kruger, 'Untitled (Not Ugly Enough)', 1997. On show as part of 'Herstory: Women Artists from the Collection of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo', Touchstones Rochdale, 28 July – 29 September 2018.
CAS Recommends 26 Jul 2018 By Marcus Crofton

August 2018

International art collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo will be showing a fantastic selection of female arts from her vast collection at Touchstones Rochdale. A must-see, particularly since Caroline Achaintre is showing…

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