Press Release: Contemporary Art Society plays host to three pioneering female painters
The display takes a fresh look at three of today’s most exciting artists who have developed their own distinctive responses to the practice of painting.
David Murphy, Certain Impacts, at PEER
This week I am sending you to Hoxton Street, and to the redoubtable PEER, an institution which has been an important, critically independent voice on the London scene since 1997. …
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…
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.
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
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…
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…
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 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…
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, 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.