René Magritte, La reproduction interdite (detail), 1937, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2015. Photographer: Studio Tromp, Rotterdam.
CAS Recommends 26 May 2016 By Marcus Crofton

June 2016

Some of the 20th Century’s greatest artists will be on show throughout the country this June, from Picasso in Merseyside to Dali in Edinburgh.

Anthea Hamilton, Manarch Pasta (2010-13)
CAS News 12 May 2016 By Marcus Crofton

2016 Turner Prize Shortlist

Congratulations to Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde who have been named on the Turner Prize shortlist for 2016.

John Deakin, Portrait of Francis Bacon c. 1962. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2016. Photo: John Deakin
CAS Recommends 22 Apr 2016 By Marcus Crofton

May 2016

In Birmingham John Stezaker curates an exhibition of his own based around Sir Anthony van Dyck’s last self-portrait, whilst Tate Liverpool opens three unmissable shows at once on 18 May.

Dan Flavin, “monument” for V. Tatlin (1966) Cool white fluorescent light. 10 ft. (305 cm) high © 2016 Stephen Flavin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Courtesy of David Zwirner, New York/London.
CAS Recommends 31 Mar 2016 By Marcus Crofton

April 2016

If you missed Prem Sahib’s acclaimed exhibition at the ICA last year the Grand Union gallery in Birmingham is opening a solo show by the artist this month. Birmingham also sees one of the great American minimalists of the Twentieth century come to Ikon Gallery – Dan Flavin.

Photo: Mariona Otero
CAS News 11 Mar 2016 By Marcus Crofton

£47,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Goshka Macuga, hosted by Valeria Napoleone

Attendees included Chloé Creative Director Clare Waight Keller, artist Eva Rothschild and gallerist Kate MacGarry.

Elizabeth Price, A Restoration (film still), 2016. Image courtesy the artist and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.
News 24 Feb 2016 By Marcus Crofton

CAS Annual Award Winner Elizabeth Price’s new work opens at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The Daily Telegraph described the two-screen digital video as “the artwork of the year”

Paul Nash, 'Sanctuary Wood', 1917. Watercolour and chalk on brown paper, 25.4cm x 35.6cm. Courtesy of Grundy Art Gallery
CAS News 11 Feb 2016 By Marcus Crofton

Lost work by Paul Nash to be the centrepiece of a new exhibit at the Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

This watercolour and chalk drawing has been recently been rediscovered having been lost for 40 years

Nathaniel Mellors, Ourhouse, Ep.-1: Time (film still), 2016. Courtesy the artist.
News 21 Jan 2016 By Marcus Crofton

Nathaniel Mellors’ most ambitious film to date opens at the Harris Museum, Preston

Mellors won the CAS Annual Award in 2014 and has created an absurdist drama that uses the control of language as its core theme.

Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough with Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA). Image: Tom Horak
News 23 Nov 2015 By Marcus Crofton

Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough Win The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015

Sutcliffe and Eatough will create a film based on the first and last chapters of Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, premiering for the centenary of the author’s birth in 2017.

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