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Richard Mosse, Of Lilies and Remains, 2012, C-print, 101.6 x 127cm, courtesy The Vinyl Factory and Edel Assanti, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 4 Apr 2014 By Team

Richard Mosse, The Enclave, at The Vinyl Factory Space, London

Unless you have a particular interest in sub-Saharan Africa, it would be quite easy to be blithely unaware of the horrors playing out in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Such…

Mark Neville, Child, Jacket, Slaughtered Goat, Sweets, Painted Nails, Xmas Day, Helmand, 2010, Courtesy of the artist and the Imperial War Museum.
Press Releases 2 Apr 2014 By Team

Press Release: International artists explore conflict and war in new multi-disciplinary display

10 artists probe themes of conflict, destruction and war and is curated by Midge Palley, art collector and Contemporary Art Society Patron.

Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser RE-, held at Tobacco Dock, London, 2014, photo: Joe Plommer
News 12 Mar 2014 By Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society stages another spectacular fundraising gala

Over £250,000 was raised to benefit the charity’s mission, including stand-out prices for Roger Hiorns, Michael Landy and Daniel Silver

Becky Beasley, The Walk…in green, installation view, 2014. Image courtesy Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 28 Feb 2014 By Team

Friday Dispatch: Becky Beasley, The Walk…in green, at Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

Becky Beasley’s fourth exhibition with Laura Bartlett Gallery, now in Bethnal Green, has all the elements that we have come to expect of her subtle practice as an artist. There…

Oliver Laric, Lincoln 3D Scans (2013). Commissioned by The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln through the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2012
News 27 Feb 2014 By Team

Press Release: Call for entries to Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014

For immediate release, 27 February 2014 The Contemporary Art Society is now calling for entries to the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 – a unique commissioning award in the…

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Art Consultancy 26 Feb 2014 By Team

Aspen Online Art Award

Contemporary Art Society’s Consultancy is working with Aspen to deliver the UK’s first student award for online art. Working in partnership with universities across Britain, Aspen’s Online Art Award is one to watch.

Ryan Mosley, Smoking Pilgrimage, 2014, oil on canvas backed with sail cloth, 215 x 145cm, © the artist, image courtesy Alison Jacques Gallery, London. Photograph: Michael Brzezinski.
Friday Dispatch 21 Feb 2014 By Team

Ryan Mosley at Alison Jacques Gallery, London

Time was when being picked up by Charles Saatchi was all a young artist needed to launch them commercially, but our world is a more complex place now, and so…

Image: Rose Wylie, P.C. with Frame (2013), oil on canvas. A new work kindly donated by the artist and Union, London. Image courtesy the artist.
News 17 Feb 2014 By Team

Annual Fundraiser 2014: Works by Turner Prize winners to go on sale in Contemporary Art Society gala

Livia Firth has been appointed Honorary Chair of the gala, which raises vital funds to purchase contemporary art for museums across the UK.

Gary Webb, X7 City, installation view at Bloomberg SPACE, London, 2014. Image courtesy The approach, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 14 Feb 2014 By Team

Gary Webb, X7 City, at Bloomberg SPACE, London

Bloomberg SPACE in Finsbury Square, London is a fairly uncompromising, corporate architecture, that might at first look as if it offers the ideal neutrality for showing contemporary art, but can in fact sometimes prove too weighty an opponent. Gary Webb’s current show grabs the space and makes it his own.

Image: Oliver Laric, Lincoln 3D Scans (2013). Commissioned by The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln through the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2012
News 20 Jan 2014 By Team

Press Release: Oliver Laric’s Annual Award commission launches online

Laric’s commission uses the latest digital scanning methods to render some of Lincoln’s most treasured and historic sculptures in highly-detailed 3D.

Simon Fujiwara, Rebekkah (2012), one hundred, terra-cotta dyed, life sized, cast plaster female figures, dimensions variable, production photograph, courtesy the artist
Press Releases 13 Jan 2014 By Team

Press Release: Simon Fujiwara at Contemporary Art Society

Fujiwara’s ‘Rebekkah’ (2012) was recently purchased for Leeds Art Gallery through the Contemporary Art Society Collections Committee.

Eric and Jean Cass. Photo: Dana Lazarus Cass
News 2 Jan 2014 By Team

Philanthropists Eric and Jean Cass receive New Year Honours

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to congratulate Eric and Jean Cass on being awarded OBEs in the New Year Honours List. The long-time supporters of the Contemporary Art Society…

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