Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art wins the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramics Award, receiving bold new work by Chiara Camoni
Camoni’s ceramic practice is intimately embedded in her daily life and has a collaborative aspect that sees friends and relatives invited to assist her in making the work.
The CAS acquires a work by Giulia Piscitelli concerned with life lost at sea for Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
Her work also provokes thinking afresh in the context of a now largely forgotten aspect of the development of Hull, through its acceptance and absorption of migrant communities over the centuries.
The CAS acquires an exquisite silver ring by Vicki Ambery-Smith for Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
The ring was commissioned specifically for the museum and depicts iconic Birmingham city-centre buildings in silver, gold, titanium and nobium.
An artist whose work spans drawing, painting, installation and sculpture; developing narratives around the ‘struggles of life’ within contemporary society.
The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston
The ceramic sculpture and two works on paper will play an important role in their contemporary art programme and will be displayed with important but underused collection of prints from the 16th century to the present day.
An artist specialising in clay, Bakewell dissects the role of the maker, the objects made, and the cultural/aesthetic value systems bestowed upon them.
The CAS acquires photographic installation by Liz Johnson Artur for Guildhall Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has acquired a photographic installation by Ghanaian-Russian photographer Liz Johnson Artur, who has been working in London since the early 1990s. Her work has documented the…
The CAS acquires ‘Camera’ by Tamara Henderson for The Hunterian, University of Glasgow
Interested in the itinerant life of the artist, where international exhibitions and residencies mean continual relocations and dislocations, Henderson often explores the way in which certain works are themselves conceived as journeys of transformation.
Smith’s work investigates human relationships, specifically exploring hidden forms of connection: the intimate, the transient, the subconscious and the invisible.
The CAS acquires a 1979 collage by Linder for Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
The donation of this work adds to the continuing story of collage in the UK – one that is important not only for its material radicality, but for its history as a medium for protest and political commentary.