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Paul Morrison Asplenium (2010) Acrylic paint, 24 carat gold leaf.  Courtesy the artist and South London Gallery
2015 South London Gallery

Paul Morrison

Paul Morrison (b.1966, Liverpool, UK) lives and works in Sheffield and London. His work has been shown in museums and art spaces around the world, including the ICA London; The Irish Museum of Modern…

Alice Channer, Algae (2014), Mirror polished stainless steel, accordion pleated digital print on heavy crêpe de Chine, nurdles, chromed aluminium. Photo: Nils Klinger. Image courtesy the artist and The Approach, London
2015 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Alice Channer

Alice Channer (b.Oxford, 1977) is based in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Out of Body, South London Gallery (2012); Invertebrates, The Hepworth Wakefield (2013); Synthetic Fibres, The Approach, London (2014). Her work is held in…

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…

Gustav Metzger Aequivalenz. Shattered Stones, Coventry (2015), Installation. Photo: Roman Mensing, artdoc.de
2015 The Herbert Museum & Art Gallery

Gustav Metzger

Gustav Metzger (b.1926, Nuremberg, Germany) lives and works in London. His work has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions and has been the subject of publications and symposia. He has had solo shows…

Anthea Hamilton, Leg Chair (2012), Acrylic, brass, plaster, wax, sushi nori, rice cakes Image courtesy the artist and Firstsite, Colchester Photo: Douglas Atfield
2015 The Hepworth Wakefield

Anthea Hamilton

Anthea Hamilton (b.1978, London, UK) is based in London. Recent solo-exhibitions include LET’S GO, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK (2013); Sorry I’m Late, firstsite, Colchester, UK (2012); Les Modules, Foundation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent, Palais de…

Heather Phillipson, In advance of the broken tooth (2013), Timber, cardboard box, plastic crates, fluorescent lights, artificial grass, breeze blocks, artificial bananas, brooms, garden forks, aluminium sign, corrugated plastic, gloss paint, garden twine.  Image courtesy the artist
2015 Grundy Art Gallery

Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson (b.1978, London, UK) is an artist and poet living in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Dundee Contemporary Arts (2014), and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2013). In 2014, she performed at the…

Andrea Büttner, 'Vogelpredigt (sermon to the birds) (2010)', Woodcut, diptych,  117 x 180 cm. © Andrea Büttner. Photo: Thor Brødreskift.
2015 National Museum Wales

Andrea Büttner

Andrea Büttner (b.1972, Stuttgart, Germany) lives and works in London and Frankfurt am Main. She holds a PhD from the Royal College of Art, London, and since 2012 has been a Professor at Kunsthochschule…

Bik Van der Pol, Untitled (Gold) (2009), Neon, © Aad Hoogendoorn
2015 Ferens Art Gallery

Bik Van der Pol

Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol have been working together as Bik Van der Pol in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, since 1994. Their interdisciplinary and often site-specific practice is concerned with the idea of…

Mike Nelson, 'Amnezi Skalk Kask (2012)', helmet, wood and bones
Manchester Art Gallery

Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson is based in London, UK. Recent solo exhibitions include Eighty Circles through Canada, Tramway, Glasgow (2014); Studio apparatus for Kunsthalle Münster, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany (2014); Amnesiac Hide, The Power Plant, Toronto (2014); 408 tons…

Ed Atkins, The Trick Brain, 2013, Single channel HD projection with 5.1 Surround Sound, 16 minutes 15 seconds, Edition of 6 + 2AP © the artist, image courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London
2012/13 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Ed Atkins

Purchased through the Contemporary Art Society Acquisition Scheme for The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh. The gallery is home to Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art. It…

Catherine Opie, The Gang (1990) c-print, 20.3 x 20.3 cm, edition 2/8 © Catherine Opie. Courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery and Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool.
2013/14 Walker Art Gallery

Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie (b.1961, Sandusky, Ohio, United States) lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She is an internationally renowned photographer whose work in the areas of portraiture and landscape has been…

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…

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