Donated Works

Noémie Goudal, Satellite II, 2014, Lambda print, 168 x 208cm, Edition 1/5. © the artist, courtesy Edel Assanti, London.
2015 Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Mead Art Gallery

Noémie Goudal

The Contemporary Art Society has acquired Satellite I and Satellite II by Noémie Goudal (b.1984, Paris, France) for Mead Art Gallery, Warwick and Leamington Spa Art Gallery. Noémie Goudal’s work…

The Diamond (Descartes' Daughter), (2008), 16mm film. © Emily Wardill; courtesy FORTESCUE AVENUE/Jonathan Viner.
2009/10 Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Emily Wardill

Aberdeen Art Gallery’s first benefactor Alexander MacDonald (1831– 84), a local granite merchant and collector of fine art, bought contemporary works from artists whom he knew. His bequest funding which, he…

Kateřina Šedá, Líšeň Profile (2010). Image courtesy of Kateřina Šedá; photography by Michal Hladik, 2010
2009/10 Museum Sheffield

Kateřina Šedá

Líšeň Profile (2010) drawings on paper 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,…

Roger Hiorns, 'Temporary Construction to Hidden Obligations (2001)', steel, enamel (nylon, hardware) 162 x 214 x 60.5cm, © the artist Courtesy Corvi-Mora, London.
2014 Whitworth Art Gallery

Roger Hiorns

Roger Hiorns (b.1975, Birmingham, UK) is a London-based artist with an international reputation. Hiorns studied at Goldsmiths College, London, from 1993 until 1996, and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009 for his most…

David Landess W:HOLE Chair (1998) Cherry wood H: 82cm. © the artist Photo: Doug Atfield.
2014 The Shipley Art Gallery

David Landess

The Contemporary Art Society continues to gift the remaining works from Eric and Jean Cass. All works have been gratefully received by the participating museums and galleries, and so far the Eric and Jean…

Miriam Beerman, Untitled (undated).
2014 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

Miriam Beerman

Miriam Beerman (b.1923, Rhode Island, USA) is an American painter and printmaker who has spent over 60 years producing works that respond to the brutality of our time. Beerman’s expressionist works communicate a range…

Natalie Dower Red Flyer (1989) Oil paint on wood 303 x 410cm.  Courtesy the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection .
2014 Mead Art Gallery

Natalie Dower

Natalie Dower (b.1931, London, UK) works in the knowledge that the growth of every living thing is governed by mathematical rules. Connected to the British Systems artists, Dower works to this knowledge, creating paintings that…

Donald Rodney Land of Milk and Honey II (1997) Glass vitrine, copper coins, milk 168 x 61 x 31cm. © Birmingham Museums Trust. Photo: David Rowan .
2014 Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Donald Rodney

Donald Rodney (1961–1998, Birmingham, UK) was a leading figure in Britain’s BLK Art Group of the 1980s and became recognised as one of the most innovative artists of his generation. Rodney’s work appropriated images from…

Images courtesy of  the artist  and Ceri Hand Gallery
2014 Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Mel Brimfield

Mel Brimfield (b.1976, Oxford, UK) lives and works in London. Brimfield is an artist working in film and live performance. Recent solo exhibitions include John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (2013); Peter Scott Gallery,…

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd Home Made Tasers (2011) Studio 231, New Museum, New York, 26 October 2011 – 1 January 2012 . Image © the artist.  Courtesy Sadie Coles HQ,  London .
2014 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (b.1973, London, UK) is a British artist whose practice mixes performance, sculpture, painting, installation and video. She studied Social Anthropology at University College London before studying art at the…

Ben Rivers Ah, Liberty! (2008) 16mm anamorphic / B&W / sound 20 minutes.  Images from Ah Liberty!  (2008) courtesy the artist and  Kate MacGarry, London.
2014 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Ben Rivers

Ben Rivers (b.1972, Somerset, UK) lives and works in London. Rivers is an artist working with 16mm film and is known for his meditative portraits of alternative ways of living. His work…

Images courtesy the artist and MONITOR, Rome; Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam; and Matt’s Gallery, London
2015 Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Nathaniel Mellors

Nathaniel Mellors (b.1974, Doncaster, UK) makes irreverent, absurd and hilarious videos, sculptures, performances and writings that challenge notions of taste, morality, and intelligence. Recent solo exhibitions include Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); ICA,…

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