Donated Works

Phoebe Unwin, Concrete Ball, 2012, Acrylic, powder pastel and acrylic pumice gel on canvas, 70.3 x 80.5 cm, © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Wilkinson Gallery
2012/13 Southampton City Art Gallery

Phoebe Unwin

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Southampton City Art Gallery in honour of Paul Hobson (Director, Contemporary Art Society, 2007-2013), 2013.  Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection comprises some 3,900…

Des Hughes, In a Brown Study, 2011, installation, 180 x 170 x 25 cm © the artist  Courtesy the artist and Ancient & Modern, London. (Art Cologne 2011)
2012/13 Manchester Art Gallery

Des Hughes

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Manchester Art Gallery with support from V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Manchester Art Gallery Trust.  The Royal Manchester Institution for the Promotion…

Ruth Ewan, Nae Sums 1911, 2011, Wood (Cut from reclaimed Dundee school desks), created for Ewan's exhibition Brank and Heckle at DCA in 2011 © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Rob Tufnell
2012/13 The McManus Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum

Ruth Ewan

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museums. Established in the 1880s, Dundee Art Galleries and Museums’ fine art collection is diverse and wide…

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…

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…

Bear Work Wear (black)
2011/12 Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery

Brian Griffiths

Bear Work Wear (black) (2011) was co-acquired for Grundy Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Victoria Gallery and Museum, University of Liverpool and Walker Art…

Synthetic Worlds (Isostasty)
2011/12 Grundy Art Gallery

Ruth Claxton

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool. Grundy Art Gallery’s permanent collection ranges from fine art painting and video to porcelain and fancy dress souvenirs of Blackpool….

Perching Two
2011/12 Touchstones Rochdale

Claire Barclay

Purchased with the support of The Art Fund by the Contemporary Art Society for Touchstones Rochdale. The Touchstones Rochdale collection includes a range of work from 16th and 17th Century Northern…

2011/12 University of Hertfordshire Galleries

Caroline Achaintre

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for University of Hertfordshire Galleries. The ethos of the University of Hertfordshire’s art collection is to present art in places where people study, work…

DISPLAYS - Phyllida Barlow (20 March - 16 April 2013)
2010/11 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Phyllida Barlow

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Explore Donated Works

Filters

Artist

Year Gifted

Museum

Subscribe

Stay up to date with the latest news and events and receive our monthly newsletter.

Subscribe

Support Us

Donations of all sizes help sustain emerging artists at the beginning of their careers and ensure that their work has inspirational impact on audiences across the UK