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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.

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….

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.

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…

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…

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