Donated Works

The Black Tower
2010/11 Ferens Art Gallery

John Smith

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Tania Kovats, Branch
2009/10, 2010/11 The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Tania Kovats

Purchased for The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery by Contemporary Art Society, in memory of Paul Collett, 2010

Bedlam, A Rake's Progress (Portfolio of Sixteeen Prints) edition 34/50
2010/11 Whitworth Art Gallery

David Hockney

Gifted to The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester as a bequest from Dr. Ronald Lande in memory of his life partner Walter Urech

Untitled (detail), Musgrave Kinley Outsider Art Collection
Whitworth Art Gallery

Musgrave Kinley Outsider Art Collection

After ten years on loan to IMMA in Dublin, the wonderful Musgrave Kinley Outsider Art Collection was gifted to the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, facilitated by the Contemporary Art Society.

The Trilogy (made up of: The World of Jule Eisenbud, Intermission, Extramission 2)
2009/10 Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Lindsay Seers

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Paso del Quindio II
2009/10 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

José Alejandro Restrepo

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

Rosalind Nashashibi, The States of Things, installation view, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, 2010. Acquired by the Contemporary Art Society for New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester 2010. Courtesy the artist and Doggerfisher Gallery. Photo by Stephen Lynch Photography.
2009/10 Leicester, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

Rosalind Nashashibi

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester

Holylands (still)
2009/10 Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Seamus Harahan

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Journey to the Lower World (still)
2009/10 Walker Art Gallery

Marcus Coates

Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool

Traverses (still, installation view)
2009/10 Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Robert Cahen

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston

2009/10 Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum

Emily Wardill

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum

Study 4, Painting With Two Verticals

Tom Bendhem Bequest and Touring Exhibition

Tom Bendhem: Collector, the exhibition to honour Tom Bendhem and the art collection he bequeathed to the Contemporary Art Society on his death in 2002, opened in London at the Ben Uri Gallery in late 2004 and toured the country until 28 November 2006. Afterwards the works were distributed to Contemporary Art Society Museum Members.

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