Hobson’s Choice – Pedro Reyes at Lisson Gallery
Pedro Reyes has taken hundreds of guns seized by the government in the city of Ciudad Juarez in the North of Mexico, and transformed them into sculptural musical instruments that are installed throughout the gallery, alongside collages where machines of war and musical instruments are combined.
As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of artist Rose Wylie.
Hobson’s Choice – Lynette Yiadom-Boakye at Corvi-Mora
Lynette Yiadom Boakye is a British artist of Ghanaian descent living and working in London who creates un-heroic portraits of sitters and figures in landscapes – mostly dark skinned – drawing on the compositional and painterly conventions of nineteenth and twentieth century Western portraiture.
60 Seconds with our PROJECTS Artists – PROJECT 01: Stephen Nelson
The Contemporary Art Society spoke to Stephen Nelson about his installation of works at the Contemporary Art Society from 11 January – 28 March 2013.
Hobson’s Choice – Eddie Peake at White Cube
Eddie Peake is an artist who has become fashionable over the past couple of years – despite still being a student at the Royal Academy Schools – for a multi-faceted practice that ranges across photography, painting, neon sculpture and performance.
The Contemporary Art Society raises over £240,000 at Annual Gala
We are delighted to announce that the Contemporary Art Society’s 2013 Annual Fundraising gala – WANDERLUST, sponsored by Boucheron – held last Wednesday evening was a huge success!
Hobson’s Choice – Jeff Keen at Kate MacGarry
May I urge you all to go and see the new exhibition that has just opened at Kate MacGarry gallery, which provides the opportunity to become acquainted with one of the most significant – and underappreciated – British artist-filmmakers of the post-war period, Jeff Keen, who sadly died last year.
Shezad Dawood Limited Editions still available
Lot #16 Wanderlust Artist’s Edition Silent Auction Shezad Dawood, A Mystery Play – Tarot Deck 2010 – 13 Box of 79 cards, 11 × 11.5 cm Edition 100 + 3AP…
Hobson’s Choice – Richard Prince at Sadie Coles
This is a great show which offers much food for thought, not least of all of the enduring relevance of the representation of the female form in art and society – but visit soon, as the show closes in a week!
As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of British artist Sarah Pickstone.
CAS Recommends eight public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK this March.