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Image courtesy of Xavier Solé Mora
Art Consultancy 21 Feb 2018 By teamcas

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.

Prem Sahib in Vauxhall Park. Photo: Thierry Bal, Courtesy Art Night 2018 and the artist
CAS News 6 Jul 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Contemporary Art Society and Art Night co-commission artist Prem Sahib to create pavilion in Vauxhall Park

Two works will subsequently be donated to Tate, the first work by the artist to enter a UK museum collection

Frieze London 2016
CAS News 26 Jun 2018 By Marcus Crofton

The Contemporary Art Society’s Collections Fund at Frieze London to buy a major work at the fair for a new museum in South West UK

The Contemporary Art Society’s Collections Fund at Frieze London this year will be purchasing a major work at the fair for The Box, Plymouth, a new  museum and art gallery…

Portrait of Yves Klein. Photograph: Charles Wilp / BPK
CAS Recommends By Marcus Crofton

July 2018

Blenheim Palace is continuing a run of stellar shows with most comprehensive exhibition of Yves Klein in the UK to date, showing over 50 of his works. In Liverpool, Walker…

Alison Wilding and Adam Kershaw, Still Water, 2018. Image courtesy of Angus Mill
CAS News 8 Jun 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Alison Wilding and Adam Kershaw create the National Memorial to British Victims of Overseas Terrorism

Contemporary Art Society Consultancy delivers this major new commission for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Christo, The Mastaba for Serpentine Lake, Project for Hyde Park, London, Collage 2017. Photo: André Grossmann © 2017 Christo
CAS Recommends 31 May 2018 By Marcus Crofton

June 2018

London provides the opportunity to see a condensed snapshot of art world trends right now with the London Open at the Whitechapel Gallery, RA Summer Show and BP Portrait Award all opening this month.

Antony Gormley, EDGE III, 2012, Courtesy Galleria Continua, Photograph by Oak Taylor-Smith © the artist
CAS Recommends 4 May 2018 By Marcus Crofton

May 2018

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is showing one of the pioneers of African and Arab Modernism, Ibrahim El-Salahi, whilst in Cambridge, Kettle’s Yard has invited Anthony Gormley to take over…

Aliza Nisenbaum, 'Susan, Aarti, Keerthana and Princess, Sunday in Brooklyn', 2018. Image courtesy the artist and Mary Mary, Glasgow
CAS News 27 Apr 2018 By Marcus Crofton

US painter Aliza Nisenbaum commissioned to make a new work for Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery through VN XX CAS scheme

VN XX CAS encourages debate on the gender imbalance in UK museum collections

Image courtesy of GLA/Caroline Teo
CAS News 24 Apr 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Historic statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett by Gillian Wearing unveiled in Parliament Square

Managed by the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy, it is the first-ever monument of a woman, and the first created by a woman, to stand within the square.

Anne Hardy, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Leeds Art Gallery, 2018. © Anne Hardy, Courtesy Maureen Paley, London. Photographer: Angus Mill
CAS Recommends 29 Mar 2018 By Marcus Crofton

April 2018

This month’s ‘must see’ is Anne Hardy’s installation Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Leeds Art Gallery, originally commissioned by the Contemporary Art Society for Art Night 2017 and now donated by us to Leeds Art Gallery.

The Artist's Table with Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, 12 March 2018
CAS News 14 Mar 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye helps raise £90,000 for new acquisitions by the Contemporary Art Society

The artist treated guests to a reading of texts by Shakespeare, James Baldwin, Charles Baudelaire, and herself.

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