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Image courtesy of Xavier Solé Mora
Art Consultancy 21 Feb 2018 By teamcas

Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18

For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.

Photographer: Nick Harvey
CAS News 30 Nov 2018 By Team

Gillian Wearing and Michael Landy help raise £91,000 for the Contemporary Art Society at The Artist’s Table in their Vyner Street studio

All proceeds from this event directly benefit the charitable mission of the Contemporary Art Society, supporting museums across the UK by donating great works of art.

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 30 Aug 2018 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.

Juno Calypso, The Honeymoon Seaweed Wrap, 2015
Offers 29 Nov 2017 By Team

Get 20% off Frieze Academy’s Creative Visionaries courses for Spring 2018

From social media strategies to branding and creative direction, Frieze Academy presents 2 full-day courses with talented experts from fashion, photography, visual arts and publishing industries. A must-attend series for anyone interested in growing…

VIGO at London Art Fair 2016 ©Mark Cocksedge
CAS News 24 Nov 2016 By Team

London Art Fair 2017: Private View Invitation

Wednesday 18 January 6pm-9pm The 29th edition of London Art Fair, the UK’s premier Modern British and contemporary art Fair, takes place from 18-22 January at Islington’s Business Design Centre….

Installation view of Noemie Goudal, ‘Satellite II’, 2014. Image courtesy Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
Recent Acquisitions 23 Aug 2016 By Team

Noemie Goudal’s Satellite II on display at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

The Contemporary Art Society donated the work to the museum in 2015

Albert Potrony with Year 6 pupils from St John’s Primary School workshopping at the Imperial War Museum
Art Consultancy 28 Jul 2016 By Team

Imagine a Memorial for the 21st century

Join us to take part in activities exploring ideas of conflict, resilience, friendship and support, while contributing to discussions about the purpose of a contemporary space for memorial in Walworth, South London.

Image: Courtesy the artist
Art Consultancy 24 May 2016 By Team

Virtual World created from our digital fingerprints commissioned for the £5,000 Aspen Online Art Award 2016

Users’ metadata are used to create particular landforms with their own plants and weather systems in an interactive online artwork, with its implications for anonymity rights and freedom of expression.

Fiona Banner, Phantom (SS16), 2015, graphite, vinyl, birch plywood with high definition digital film, 39 x 1540 x 122 cm (runway), 9.28 minutes (film). Image courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London. Photo: Stephen White
Friday Dispatch 16 Oct 2015 By Team

Fiona Banner, Font, at Frith Street Gallery, London

An important mid-career survey of Fiona Banner’s work opened this month at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, offering a chance to look across two decades of work and appreciate the development of…

Michael Landy, ‘Breaking News’ (2015) installation view. Image courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 9 Oct 2015 By Team

Michael Landy, Breaking News, at Michael Landy Studio, London

Michael Landy takes a wry view of the world.  Since the 90s his work has addressed the pressing political issues of the day, as well as delivering a good portion…

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, installation view, Tramps, London, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Tramps.
Friday Dispatch 2 Oct 2015 By Team

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, at Tramps, London

Matt Copson, who graduated from the Slade last year, is showing the latest episode in an ongoing body of work centring on the character of Reynard. Reynard the fox is a figure originating in medieval folklore.

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