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Matthew Darbyshire, Bureau (installation view), Herald St, London 2014. Image courtesy Herald St, London.
Friday Dispatch 7 Feb 2014 By teamcas

Matthew Darbyshire at Herald St, London

Figurative sculpture is having a bit of a moment in 2014, with a potential peak due in June when the Hayward Gallery opens its thematic summer show The Human Form, curated…

Helen Marten, Oreo St. James, SCHQ, London, 62 Kingly Street, W1, London, 29 January – 15 March 2014,  © the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
Friday Dispatch 31 Jan 2014 By teamcas

Helen Marten at Sadie Coles HQ and Paul McCarthy at SPACE, London

The first I ever heard of Helen Marten was in 2010 when distinguished critic and art historian Michael Archer literally came up and whispered in my ear at Frieze London.  “You’d better move…

«Subtraction as Addition» 2012 Installation view of the show «Launching Rockets Never Gets Old» at Camden Arts Centre, 2012 Dimension 200 x 300 x 3cm © the artist and Ancient&Modern
Artist to Watch 27 Jan 2014 By teamcas

Raphael Hefti

Raphael Hefti (b.1978) engages with industrial and natural processes which are pushed and manipulated to their limits to create arresting works across a range of media including photography, sculpture and…

Isaac Julien, HORIZON / ELSEWHERE (Playtime), 2013, Endura Ultra photograph, 160 x 240 cm, Victoria Miro Wharf Road, 2014. Courtesy the Artist, Victoria Miro, London and Metro Pictures, New York. © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 24 Jan 2014 By teamcas

Isaac Julien at Victoria Miro, London and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham

Rather than a ‘last chance to see’, this week’s commercial gallery tip is a ‘be among the first to see’, because everyone is going to be talking about this show….

Hannah Höch, Kleine Sonne (Little Sun), 1969. Collage, 16.3 × 24.2 cm. Landesbank Berlin AG. Courtesy Whitechapel Gallery
CAS Recommends By teamcas

February 2014

firstsite presents a retrospective exhibition of drawing, prints and sculpture by the New York-based artist, Agnes Denes. This will be the first major survey of the artist’s work in Western Europe and her first solo exhibition in the UK since 1979.

Agnes Denes, Wheatfield – A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan – With Agnes Denes Standing in the Field, 1982 © Agnes Denes, courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York.
Friday Dispatch 17 Jan 2014 By teamcas

Friday Dispatch: Agnes Denes at firstsite, Colchester and The Psychotropic House at Guest Projects, London

Friday Dispatch this week is Agnes Denes at firstsite, Colchester and The Psychotropic House at Guest Projects, London. In the week that two great shows by women artists of different…

Agnes Denes, Wheatfield – A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan – With Agnes Denes Standing in the Field, 1982 © Agnes Denes, courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York.
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Agnes Denes at firstsite, Colchester and The Psychotropic House at Guest Projects, London

Friday Dispatch this week is Agnes Denes at firstsite, Colchester and The Psychotropic House at Guest Projects, London.

Kaye Donachie, Together Inseparable, oil on canvas, 60 x 50 cm, 2013,  © the artist, image courtesy the artist and Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 10 Jan 2014 By teamcas

Kaye Donachie at Maureen Paley and Paul Noble: Past the Future, Tate Britain

Responding to popular demand, here is my first Friday Dispatch: a couple of pointers each week to suggest shows that might otherwise escape your attention. Departing from the previous model, I am…

Moira Innes, Contemporary Art Society's New Collector Development Manager, Yorkshire
News 23 Dec 2013 By teamcas

New Contemporary Art Society North team

Following the departure of Rebecca Morrill in November we are delighted to announce the appointment of two new members of staff for the North team – Matthew Hearn who will be…

Offers 10 Dec 2013 By teamcas

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Give the gift of contemporary art to friend, loved one or colleague from only £45! What better Christmas present than a year-long programme of tours, talks and events by international…

Heather Phillipson 'Splashy Phasings' HD video, 2013, commissioned by Channel 4, Northern Film & Media and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Image courtesy the artist and Channel 4
Artist to Watch 5 Dec 2013 By teamcas

Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson works with sculpture, moving image, text and sound, creating video installations and ‘talking pictures’ (video with live voice) that weave the viewer through a collage of fragmentary and…

Anna Barham, ‘Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike)’, 2013. 2 channel HD video production still. Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Arcade, London
Artist to Watch 6 Nov 2013 By teamcas

Anna Barham

With a practice that incorporates writing, video, drawing, sculpture and performance, Anna Barham’s work interrogates language’s endless and unruly potential through the bodily and technological operations that act upon it….

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