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…

Caroline Achaintre, Ray-Inn (2010), hand tufted wool, 195 x 148cm, courtesy Arcade, London. Indicative image of work in auction.
News 10 Dec 2013 By Team

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.

David Shrigley, Untitled, 2010, Purchased through the Contemporary Art Society’s Acquisition Scheme for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, 2013. © the artist. Image courtesy Stephen Friedman
News 28 Nov 2013 By Team

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…

Elizabeth Price. Photo: Lucy Dawkins, 2012
Press Releases 19 Nov 2013 By Team

***Watch our film*** Elizabeth Price wins £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

Price will create a significant new moving image work for the Ashmolean which will be premiered in Oxford on completion.

News 25 Oct 2013 By Team

Press Release: Mark Wallinger to present £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

Now in its fifth year, the prestigious £60,000 prize is one of highest value contemporary art awards in the country

News 24 Oct 2013 By Team

Announcement: Sir Anthony Caro (8 March 1924 – 23 October 2013)

It is with enormous sadness that we mark the death yesterday of Sir Anthony Caro OM CBE RA, one of the great figures of 20th century art in Britain and internationally.

News 21 Oct 2013 By Team

Press Release: Conrad Shawcross named as Dulwich Park commission winner

For immediate release, 21.10.13 Last year, Southwark Council appointed the Contemporary Art Society to manage the artist commissioning process for a new artwork for Dulwich Park. Following a public consultation…

North West Cambridge Art Programme Team in front of the Residency cottages, 2013
Art Consultancy 10 Oct 2013 By Team

North West Cambridge Art Programme Event: Deep time, earth to solar system: artists in discussion

As part of the Festival of Ideas the first Artists in Residence for the University’s North West Cambridge development: Karen Guthrie, Nina Pope, Tania Kovats and Hannah Rickards discuss and exchange ideas that have emerged from their research within the departments of Archaeology, Astronomy and Earth Sciences.

News 8 Oct 2013 By Team

North West Cambridge Art Programme Event: Deep time, earth to solar system: artists in discussion

Friday 25 October 2013, 18.30 – 20.00

News 7 Oct 2013 By Team

Press Release: 28 leading artists from the North of England on display at Contemporary Art Society

For over 100 years, the Contemporary Art Society has worked to identify emerging talent and provide support for artists from all over the UK. The organisation’s latest exhibition at 59 Central Street, Tip of the Iceberg, showcases a selection of works by artists based in the North of England. Curated by Mark Doyle and Rebecca Morrill of Contemporary Art Society North, the display aims to bring these artists to the attention of a broader audience.

News 4 Oct 2013 By Team

Press Release: AK Dolven appointed as artist for North West Cambridge local centre commission

For immediate release, 4.10.13 The University of Cambridge has commissioned the Norwegian artist, AK Dolven, to create a permanent public artwork for the new local centre at North West Cambridge….

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