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Art Consultancy 9 Feb 2017 By teamcas

The Art World View: Art collecting is not just for individuals

It can set a company apart, create office harmony, and build brand identity

CAS News 27 Jan 2017 By teamcas

The Contemporary Art Society to partner with The Sackler Trust to expand the professional development programme for curators

The Contemporary Art Society to partner with The Sackler Trust on the continuing professional development programme for curators, 2017 – 2020

Pupils from Bishop Challoner secondary school exploring Aspen’s Art Collection, 2016
Art Consultancy 25 Jan 2017 By teamcas

Aspen Art Day – A Private View

Students from Bishop Challoner secondary school paintings were produced in response to Aspen’s art collection, which is managed by CAS Art Consultancy

Installation view of Jesse Wine, 'Magnificent Whitey', 2016
Art Consultancy 22 Dec 2016 By teamcas

Jesse Wine commission for The Crown Estate’s Princes House

Sketched in intense blue pigment on white glazed ceramic tiles, the artwork captures architectural fragments of the historical facade of Princes House.

Serban Savu, Small Talk after Lunch, 2012. Oil on canvas, 103 x 130 cm. © Serban Savu; Courtesy David Nolan Gallery, New York and Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 9 Dec 2016 By teamcas

“…hounded by external events…” – curated by Michael Bracewell, at Maureen Paley, London

Michael Bracewell’s exhibition at Maureen Paley in Bethnal Green provides a sober ending to the year – entirely congruent with the prevailing mood.

The Artist's Table with Antony Gormley, 29 November 2016. Photo: Keymea Yazdanian
CAS News 8 Dec 2016 By teamcas

£90,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Antony Gormley

All funds raised will go toward the acquisition of important new work by contemporary artists for our 70 Museum Members across the UK.

Christopher Page, Mist, 2016. Oil and acrylic on wall, 193 x 112 cm, 193 x 181 cm, 193 x 112 cm
Friday Dispatch 14 Oct 2016 By teamcas

The National or the Skip

A show in a derelict hotel, the title is inspired by something Francis Bacon once said: “if my paintings didn’t belong in the National Gallery, they were destined for the skip.”

Sarah Lucas, YOKO, 2015. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ London. Photo by Julian Simmons
CAS Recommends 25 Feb 2016 By teamcas

March 2016

Sculptures from Sarah Lucas’ extraordinary show at the 56th Venice Biennale will be brought to the Soane Museum this month, the custard yellow of the drawing room having inspired the artist’s scheme at the British Pavilion.

The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (2015) 16mm film and video installation, five parts, various durations looped; and mixed media. Image courtesy of Yuki Yamamoto and Kate MacGarry, London.
CAS Recommends 9 Feb 2016 By teamcas

February 2016

It’s the North of England with the most exciting openings this month: Nathaniel Mellors debuts his Contemporary Art Society commissioned film in Preston, Ben Rivers shows in Manchester, KAWS at the YSP and Martin Parr in Wakefield.

Still from Hito Steyerl, 'Abstract', 2012, Double screen two channel HD video with sound, 7 minutes and 30 seconds. Edition of 7, with 2 APs. Presented to GoMA by the Contemporary Art Society through the Collections Fund, 2016.
News 8 Jan 2016 By teamcas

Hito Steyerl film acquired for GoMA, the first work by the artist to enter a UK Collection

Abstract (2012) commemorates a childhood friend of Steyerl’s who became a revolutionary and was killed in the Kurdish region of Turkey in 1998 when fighting for the PKK.

Rose Wylie, 'Pink Table Cloth (Close-up) (Film Notes)', 2013, Oil on Canvas 207 x 330 cm. Image courtesy the artist and UNION Gallery
CAS Recommends 4 Jan 2016 By teamcas

January 2016

The event of the month in London is Condo, where 24 international and UK galleries will be showing in spaces across London. But if you are heading to Margate be sure to catch Rose Wylie at the Turner Contemporary, her superficially naive works reveal under closer inspection a complex wealth of imagery and style.

News 11 Dec 2015 By teamcas

Contemporary British Masterpieces for our Collections: A New Scheme to Acquire Great Works

The Great Works scheme, generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation, aims to address the absence in museums across the UK of works by British contemporary artists who have established international reputations over the last 20 years.

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