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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.

News By teamcas

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.

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

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…

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