Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18
For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.
Katja Seib: ‘dear diary’ at Sadie Coles HQ
Katja Seib’s (b. 1989) new series of paintings, currently on display in her first solo-show at Sadie Coles HQ, hovers between realistic figuration, visual illusion and dream-like symbolism. The German…
The CAS acquires ceramic tableau by Lubna Chowdhary for Gallery Oldham
‘Late in the Afternoon evokes’ the familiar shapes of the north‐west’s industrial built forms that, in combination with the artist’s South Asian architectural influences, echoes the complexity and visual excitement of our shared lives in the UK today.
Women on Aeroplanes at The Showroom, London
The show is revelatory in uncovering the predominantly unknown role women played in the struggle for independence of African nations in the 1950s and ‘60s.
The CAS acquires installation by Sonia Boyce for Manchester Art Gallery based on her takeover of the gallery in January 2018
The starting point for Six Acts, 2018 is a series of conversations about the gallery collection and how it is displayed and interpreted, particularly in relation to the politics of class, gender, race and sexuality.
Emilie Taylor: Beating the Bounds at Bosse & Baum, London
The show is closely linked to the artist’s own experience of the inherent transformations – and spatial limitations – that come with motherhood.
Roman Vishniac Rediscovered at The Photographers’ Gallery and The Jewish Museum, London
In today’s political climate, when nationalism and anti-immigrant ideologies are resurging, the foreboding photographs that Vishniac took in pre-war Berlin take on a new and ghastly relevance.
Gioscia’s theatrical and vividly coloured room-filling installations seem to oscillate between kitsch, craft, high art and pop culture.
The CAS acquires a major sound installation by Scottish artist Susan Philipsz for the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Seven Tears, 2016 is the first work by Philipsz to enter the National Galleries of Scotland collection and also the museum’s first major sound and software based artwork.
‘Polly Apfelbaum: Waiting for the UFOs (a space set between a landscape and a bunch of flowers)’ at Ikon, Birmingham
Apfelbaum invites the viewer to fully immerse themselves into what she describes as “an erupting rainbow volcano experience”.