Magali Reus’ (b. 1981, Den Haag) sculptural installations derive from ideas of compartmentalised privacy often experienced in bathrooms and kitchens. Motifs of filling and emptying, stuffing and purging, Reus’ sculptures allude…
Yvonne Rainer at Raven Row, London
On a sultry morning I threaded my way from Liverpool Street, through the narrow alleys around Spitalfields market to the wonderful Raven Row gallery. Alex Sainsbury has established a widely…
Les Rencontres 2014 and Vincent Van Gogh Foundation, Arles, France
Today’s dispatch comes to you from Arles, baking beneath the intense blue skies of Provence. Poised on the brink of change, this ancient walled city of pale golden stone is offering up…
July at The Approach, London
Phillip Allen Forrest Bess Vittorio Brodmann Stuart Cumberland Clive Hodgson Allison Katz Alastair MacKinven Lucy Stein Walter Swennen Caragh Thuring Sam Windett What happens in the “summer slot” in a…
Contemporary Art Society announces new Chair of the Board of Trustees
Caroline Douglas, Director of the Contemporary Art Society, announced today that the organisation’s Trustees have appointed Christopher Jonas CBE as the Chair of the Board of Trustees. He will take up the post formally in August 2014.
Bridget Riley, The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, at David Zwirner, London
This sparkling summer’s day, I want to send you to Mayfair to see one of the most glorious shows of the year. In a new collaboration between David Zwirner and Karsten Schubert, Bridget Riley is showing a group of 15 stripe paintings and a small collection of studies on paper.
Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 Shortlist Announced
For Immediate Release 10 June 2014 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 Shortlist Announced The four shortlisted museums and their nominated artists for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 have been…
Céline Condorelli at Chisenhale Gallery, London
To the Chisenhale Gallery this week, the redoubtable incubator and R&D division for contemporary art that has been powering away in the East End for so many years, and is currently thriving under the directorship of Polly Staple.
Jan Pleitner / Lee Lozano, ‘doowylloh’, at Ancient & Modern, London
I would like to draw your attention today to the work of Jan Pleitner whose new paintings are currently on show at Ancient & Modern in Whitecross Street.
An Evening with the Contemporary Art Society: How Can Art Enhance the Workplace?
Thurs 22 May, 18.00 Talk – An Evening with the Contemporary Art Society: How Can Art Enhance the Workplace? Scandinavian Business Seating, 63 Central Street, London EC1 V 3AF Part…
Artist Yi-Chun Lin Announced as Recipient of Aspen Online Art Award
Yi-Chun Lin has been announced today as the recipient of the Aspen Online Art Award 2014. Launched by Aspen in association with the Contemporary Art Society, this unique award is the first student award for commissioning online art in the UK.