Open Day – EC1/WC1 Galleries
The Contemporary Art Society, will be participating in Open Day – EC1/WC1 Galleries, hosting special events and extending their opening hours from 12.00 to 20.00 on Saturday 18 May.
Press Release: Contemporary Art Society seeks new Director following Paul Hobson’s appointment as Director of Modern Art Oxford
The Trustees of the Contemporary Art Society have today announced that Paul Hobson, Director of the Contemporary Art Society, will leave the charity in the summer to take up the Directorship of Modern Art Oxford in September.
Hobson’s Choice – Ivan Seal at Carl Freedman Gallery
Ivan Seal is a British painter who has attracted critical interest for his paintings which appear to be still lives but are in fact painted from his imagination.
Hobson’s Choice – North South Divine at WW Gallery
Leaving behind the bustling jewellery shops and markets of Hatton Garden in London and diving down a tiny alleyway packed with character, one arrives at the WW Gallery’s new exhibition space.
Three Curatorial Fellowship Opportunities generously supported by Arts Council England
The Contemporary Art Society and the Whitechapel Gallery are delighted to offer three curatorial fellowships providing a unique opportunity to undertake substantial research into public collections in England.
Press Release: First artists-in-residence for North West Cambridge development appointed
Over the next 20 years Cambridge University will undertake the greatest planned expansion in its 800-year history. ‘North West Cambridge’, an urban extension to the city of Cambridge, will be a sustainable, high quality development that aims to cultivate a mixed academic and urban community.
Press Release: Contemporary Art Society Awarded Major Funding by Arts Council England Strategic Support Fund
The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce that Arts Council England (ACE) has awarded a grant of £211,000 to support three curatorial fellows to work on a series of displays at the Whitechapel Gallery. The displays will be accompanied by a touring exhibition, related talks and events, and a publication of essays by each curatorial fellow.
CAS Recommends eight public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK this April.
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.