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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.

Eduardo Paolozzi, Real Gold, 1949. © Trustees of the Paolozzi Foundation, Licensed by DACS 2018
CAS Recommends 25 Oct 2018 By Marcus Crofton

November 2018

Nottingham Contemporary is showing a large-scale exhibition exploring the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements and alternative forms of living, from the suffrage movement to…

Kehinde Wiley, Narrenschiff, 2017. Three-channel digital film, 16.40 minutes. Photo: Copyright The Artist. Courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery
CAS News 3 Oct 2018 By Marcus Crofton

CAS acquires work by Kehinde Wiley and Zadie Xa at Frieze Art Fair for a new museum in Plymouth

Kehinde Wiley’s first film installation ‘Narrenschiff (Ship of Fools)’, 2017 and two works by Zadie Xa all consider questions of identity, race and belonging

Hepworth Sculpture Prize nominee Michael Dean, Tender Tender, 2017. Installation view, Skulptur Projekte Münster. Courtesy the artist, Herald St, London, Supportico Lopez, Berlin and Mendes Wood, São Paulo. Photo Henning Rogge
CAS Recommends 27 Sep 2018 By Marcus Crofton

October 2018

Two of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes open their exhibitions this month, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture and Artes Mundi 8 in Cardiff.

Still from Xavier Solé Mora, Fools' Feast, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.
Art Consultancy 24 Sep 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Aspen Digital Art Award recipient Xavier Solé Mora launches winning artwork for the Aspen Collection

Inspired by our perception of risk and an etching by Francisco Goya, ‘Fools’ Feast’ presents a gentle choreography of floating hippos that disguises the danger they pose in the wild.

Isaac Julien, En Passage (Stones Against Diamonds), 2015. On show at York Art Gallery in the show Strata, Rock, Dust, Stars, 28 September 2018 – 25 November 2018. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London © Isaac Julien
CAS Recommends 30 Aug 2018 By Marcus Crofton

September 2018

In London, the Whitechapel Gallery is doing the first major UK survey of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, which spans 20 years of extraordinary artistic collaboration.

Barbara Kruger, 'Untitled (Not Ugly Enough)', 1997. On show as part of 'Herstory: Women Artists from the Collection of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo', Touchstones Rochdale, 28 July – 29 September 2018.
CAS Recommends 26 Jul 2018 By Marcus Crofton

August 2018

International art collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo will be showing a fantastic selection of female arts from her vast collection at Touchstones Rochdale. A must-see, particularly since Caroline Achaintre is showing…

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

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