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.
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.
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…
Press Release: Works by Roger Hiorns, Haroon Mirza, Michael Landy and Caroline Achaintre confirmed for 2014 charity auction
The gala raises vital funds to purchase new works of contemporary art for UK museums.
Three drawings by David Shrigley purchased for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford
The Contemporary Art Society has purchased three drawings by Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley as a gift for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford. The works can be viewed at Cartwright…