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Nashashibi / Skaer, Our Magnolia (2009), 16mm film, B&W/colour, 1:1.33, Optical sound, 5 minutes. Image courtesy Rosalind Nashashibi © Tate, London 2009
2015 The Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery

Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer

Nashashibi / Skaer are Rosalind Nashashibi (b.1973, Croydon, UK) and Lucy Skaer (b.1975, Cambridge, UK). They began collaborating in 2005 and both artists have active independent careers. They have participated in numerous group exhibitions at…

Nation Estate, film still, Larissa Sansour, 2012. © the artist
2013/14 Imperial War Museum, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Larissa Sansour

Presented by the Contemporary Art Society with the support of the Imperial War Museum and Wolverhampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2014 Larissa Sansour (b. 1973, Jerusalem) studied Fine Art in…

David Shrigley, Untitled, 2010, Purchased through the Contemporary Art Society’s Acquisition Scheme for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, 2013. © the artist. Image courtesy Stephen Friedman
2013/14 Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

David Shrigley

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery opened in 1904 in the centre of Lister Park, Bradford. Its collection was initially shaped by gifts from local textile manufacturers who were particularly interested in…

FALL XII
2011/12 York Art Gallery

John Stezaker

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society with the support of The Art Fund and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation for York Art Gallery. York Art Gallery is developing a collection of…

Ivan Seal, plemploted fowidead (2011), oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm. © the artist, courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery. Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, 2012
2011/12 Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Ivan Seal

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society

Blue Book 5
2011/12 Mead Art Gallery

Dayanita Singh

Mead Gallery, University of Warwick

Kerry Tribe: The Last Soviet
2010/11 Imperial War Museum

Kerry Tribe

Gifted to the Imperial War Museum Commissioned by Modern Art Oxford, Arnolfini, and Camden Art Centre as part of the 3 series: 3 artists/3 places/3 years. Generously donated by the artist and commissioning organisations through the Contemporary Art Society, 2011

Líšeň Profile (installation view, detail), commissioned by Museums Sheffield through the Contemporary Art Society's Annual Award for Museums, 2009-10
2009/10 Graves Art Gallery

Kateřina Šedá

The inaugural Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for 2009 was presented to Museums Sheffield, The Graves Art Gallery for their proposal to commission a work Líšeň Profile by Czech artist Kateřina Šedá. Museums Sheffield’s current focus for the visual art collections is the broad theme of identity. This is a thread which runs throughout the art collections, from Jonathan Richardson’s 18th century portrait Lady Mary Wortley Montagu to Gwen John’s Corner of the Artist’s Room and Marc Quinn’s Kiss. The long-term intention is to acquire key works which comment on social and political issues. Seeking to engage audiences with concepts such as belonging, a sense of placeand the impact of migration and intercultural exchange.

Mary Redmond, Pick a Mango
2010/11 Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Mary Redmond

Paisley Museums & Art Galleries

Sunrise, Wandering Palm, Tombstone
2010/11 The Hepworth Wakefield

Eva Rothschild

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Futurist (still, detail), 2008. Acquired for the Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool 2010-11. Image courtesy the artist. © the artist
2010/11 Victoria Gallery & Museum

Paul Rooney

Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool

The Black Tower
2010/11 Ferens Art Gallery

John Smith

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

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