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Carol Rhodes, installation view at Mummery + Schnelle, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Mummery + Schnelle, London
Friday Dispatch 26 Apr 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Carol Rhodes at Mummery + Schnelle

Carol Rhodes is well known for her dream-like aerial landscape paintings of edge-lands and semi-industrial landscapes collaged from real environments into fictional views that teeter on the brink of abstraction.

Contemporary Art Society, 59 Central Street, London EC1V 3AF. Photo: Joe Plommer 2012
News 23 Apr 2013 By teamcas

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.

News 19 Apr 2013 By teamcas

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.

Ivan Seal, installation view, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

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.

Alison Wilding, Aerial, 2008. Laser cut mild steel, ink on Japanese paper, 77 x 99 x 6 cm. Installation view, North South Divine, WW Gallery, 2013. Courtesy the artist and WW Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 12 Apr 2013 By teamcas

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.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery
News 11 Apr 2013 By teamcas

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.

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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.

Image: Cara Tolmie, still from Pley (2013). Courtesy the artist and Spike Island
CAS Recommends By teamcas

April 2013

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

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

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