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Pedro Reyes, Imagine (Double Psaltery) (detail), 2012. Recycled metal, 28 x 75 x 30cm. ed.unique. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery
Friday Dispatch 5 Apr 2013 By teamcas

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.

Rose Wylie, Queen of Sheba & JT, 2012. Oil on canvas, 182 x 342 cm. Courtesy by the artist and UNION Gallery, London
Artist to Watch By teamcas

Rose Wylie

As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of artist Rose Wylie.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, The Love Without (installation view), 2013. Courtesy Corvi-Mora, London and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo: Marcus Leith.
Friday Dispatch 28 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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.

PROJECT 01: Stephen Nelson at 59 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF. Image: Presepe Legs, mixed media, 2012, 31 x 26.5 x 17cm
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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.

Eddie Peake, 'Adjective Machine Gun', Inside the White Cube, North Galleries, Bermondsey, London (6 March - 21 April 2013) © Eddie Peake Photo: Ben Westoby Courtesy White Cube
Friday Dispatch 22 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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.

Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser WANDERLUST held at The Old Vic Tunnels, Leake Street, London, 13 March 2013 (photo: Joe Plommer)
News 18 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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!

Jeff Keen, 2013, courtesy Kate MacGarry, London
Friday Dispatch 15 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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.

News 14 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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…

Richard Prince, installation view, Sadie Coles, London (1 February to 16 March 2013). Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
Friday Dispatch 8 Mar 2013 By teamcas

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!

Sarah Pickstone, ‘Stevie Smith and the Willow’ (detail), 2011, oil and enamel on panel, 230 x 200cm, ©the artist
Artist to Watch 6 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Sarah Pickstone

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.

Image: Rosa Barba, Subconscious Society, 2013 film still 35mm © Rosa Barba. Courtesy the artist and Turner Contemporary
CAS Recommends By teamcas

March 2013

CAS Recommends eight public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK this March.

Paul Chiappe, Drawing iii, Drawing Series 2012 and Drawing iv, Drawing Series 2012, pencil and acrylic on paper, each 10 x 7.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Carslaw St* Lukes
Friday Dispatch 1 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Paul Chiappe at Carslaw St* Lukes

Paul Chiappe’s meticulous drawings are so painstakingly produced it has taken him more than a year to produce the eight small drawings that are currently on display at Carslaw St* Lukes.

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