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Haroon Mirza, A Sleek Dry Yell (2008), mixed media, 3'30
2010/11 Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery

Haroon Mirza

The Sculpture Fund supported by one of the Contemporary Art Society’s Patrons Cathy Wills, will provide five museums in the North West with the opportunity to work together over a…

Helen Marten, Exfoliating curve lines (total cushioning), 2014 Glazed ceramic; cast rubber; yoghurt pot; cross stitch; fabric; swim caps; fimo; copper wire; sugar shaker; sawdust; saw blade; zip pull; welded steel; sponges; red balloon; black sand; tap measure ribbon. Copyright: The Artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Annik Wetter, Zurich
2013/14 Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester City Galleries, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery

Helen Marten

Helen Marten (b. 1985, Macclesfield, UK) lives and works in London having studied at The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Recent…

The Short and the Long of It (2010-12), Installation view, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, 2012. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Scott Massey
2012/13 Towner Eastbourne

Uriel Orlow

Uriel Orlow (b. 1973, Zurich, Switzerland) is based in London. Recent exhibitions include Manifesta 9 (2012), the 54th Venice Bienniale (2011) and 8th Mercosul Biennial in Brazil (2011). His work has been presented in solo…

Elizabeth McAlpine, Ends (Sprayed Sound) (2013), C- Type print, 85 x 120 cm. Courtesy Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
2013/14 Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Elizabeth McAlpine

Elizabeth McAlpine (b. 1973, London, UK) works in photography, sculpture and moving image, exploring and experimenting with analogue and digital photographic techniques. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland (2012),…

Teresa Margolles, Papeles de la morgue [#9] (2003), water drawing on fabriano paper with water that has been used to wash dead bodies after autopsy, 50 x 70 cm (19 5/8 x 27 1/2 ins.) Unframed. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
2013/14 mima

Teresa Margolles

Teresa Margolles (b. 1963, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico) lives and works in Mexico City. Her work has been shown in numerous international museums and biennials. Recent solo exhibitions include Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (2014), Glasgow Sculpture Studios…

Rachel Maclean, The Lion and the Unicorn (2012), digital video, 11 minutes 29 seconds © the artist
2013/14 Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Rachel Maclean

Rachel Maclean (b. 1987, Edinburgh, UK) lives and works in Glasgow. Her work has been shown at Glasgow Film Festival (2014), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2013) and Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (2013). Solo exhibitions include Zabludowicz…

Sarah Pickstone, Strachey and Woolf, watercolour on paper, 2010. Image courtesy Mercer Art Gallery, © the artist
2012/13 The Mercer Art Gallery

Sarah Pickstone

Sarah Pickstone (b.1965, Manchester, UK) has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. She won the 2012 John Moores Painting Prize for her painting Stevie Smith and the Willow. Her paintings can be characterised by their…

Carbon Cleaving
2011/12 John Creasey Museum

Emma McNally

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for John Creasey Museum, Salisbury. John Creasey was a prolific author who published more than 600 books during his lifetime. The museum holds a…

A Prism Splits Light
2011/12 Worcester City Art Gallery

Mike Marshall

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Worcester City Art Gallery. Worcester City Art Gallery’s historic collection focuses on landscape paintings from the 19th Century with a number of works…

The Judges III
2011/12 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Christina Mackie

Commissioned through the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for Museums 2011 for Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, with generous support from the Sfumato Foundation. The work was selected by Adam…

Laure Prouvost, Monolog 2009, video, 9 min Film stills © the artist, courtesy the artist and MOT International
2011/12 Whitworth Art Gallery

Laure Prouvost

Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester

Elizabeth Price, User Group Disco (film still), 2009, HD video, 15minutes. Courtesy the artist and MOT International
2011/12 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Elizabeth Price

Gifted to Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

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