Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
CAS News 21 Dec 2018 By Marcus Crofton

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.

CAS News 10 Apr 2019 By Marcus Crofton

Video: Aliza Nisenbaum discusses the act of portaiture, and how she integrates it into a more socially engaged practice

A painting by the Mexican-born artist was commissioned by the Contemporary Art Society for Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery through the VNXXCAS initiative.

Sriwhana Spong, 'Instrument B (Vivian)', 2016. Image courtesy the artist and Michel Lett Gallery
CAS Recommends 2 Apr 2019 By Marcus Crofton

April 2019

In London, Hito Steyerl considers power and inequality in society at the Serpentine, mapping unequal wealth distribution in the communities surrounding the gallery which has been recorded as one of the most socially uneven areas in Europe.

Mark Wallinger, The World Turned Upside Down, 2019. Photographer - Damian Griffiths
CAS News 26 Mar 2019 By Marcus Crofton

“The World Turned Upside Down” – LSE unveils new sculpture by Mark Wallinger, managed by CAS Consultancy

The project has been curated by Contemporary Art Society Consultancy, which has worked with LSE for thirteen years to deliver art in the public realm for its campus central London.

'untitled: venicecolumns; 2016-2017', 2016-17. Presented to Leeds Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society through a special partnership with the Henry Moore Foundation, supported by Cathy Wills, 2018/19
CAS News 9 Mar 2019 By Marcus Crofton

Two works by Phyllida Barlow donated to Leeds Art Gallery through a new Contemporary Art Society and Henry Moore Foundation partnership

The two sculptures are the first three-dimensional works by Phyllida Barlow to enter the Leeds Museums & Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) collection.

Akram Zaatari, The Script, 2018. Image courtesy the artist.
CAS Recommends 27 Feb 2019 By Marcus Crofton

March 2019

Opening on 8 March, Ikon in Birmingham is holding the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by British artist Hew Locke.

George Shaw, Ash Wednesday: 8.30am, 2004-5
CAS Recommends 31 Jan 2019 By Marcus Crofton

February 2019

Artists Rachel Maclean and Anne Hardy are both curating shows at Birmingham Museum and Towner Gallery respectively, bringing their unique points of view to the Arts Council and museums collections….

Martin Creed
CAS Recommends 18 Dec 2018 By Marcus Crofton

January 2019

In London the RA is pairing Bill Viola’s work with Michelangelo’s drawings in an exhibition conceived as an immersive journey through the cycle of life.

Rebecca Harper, Stouping, 2017 (detail). On show at Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018.
CAS Recommends 29 Nov 2018 By Marcus Crofton

December 2018

Victoria Art Gallery’s exhibition not only includes drawings and collage on paper, but also large three-dimensional objects such as Karla Black’s delicate structures and Brian Griffiths’ giant cardboard computer.

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…

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