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Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
CAS News 21 Dec 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art wins the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramics Award, receiving bold new work by Chiara Camoni

Camoni’s ceramic practice is intimately embedded in her daily life and has a collaborative aspect that sees friends and relatives invited to assist her in making the work.

Liz Johnson Artur, Birmingham, 2002. Courtesy the artist.
Friday Dispatch 12 Jul 2019 By Christine Takengny

Liz Johnson Artur: If You Know the Beginning, The End is No Trouble at South London Gallery

Come to South London Gallery, see this poignant and moving exhibition, then afterwards take a stroll through the neighbourhoods of Peckham to experience where these photographs were actually made.

Installation view, 'Artists I Steal From' at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, 5th June – 9th August 2019. Copyright the artists, courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London • Paris • Salzburg. Photo: Ben Westoby
Friday Dispatch 5 Jul 2019 By Christine Takengny

‘Artists I Steal From’ at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London

This show approaches an exhibition through the eyes of an artist, openly revealing the private process of how an artist works, what they look at and what informs and educates their practise.

Emma Talbot, 'Your Own Authority' (2019) at William Morris Gallery commissioned for Art Night. Part of LBoC in Waltham Forest 2019 programme
Friday Dispatch 27 Jun 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

Art Night 2019

Art Night has established itself as one of the most exciting free art festivals in London. With an emphasis on edgy and participatory art, it brings the work of some of the most adventurous practitioners to different parts of London.

Emma Talbot, ‘Your Own Authority’ at William Morris Gallery. Commissioned by Art Night 2019. Photo: Emma Talbot
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Emma Talbot

An artist whose work spans drawing, painting, installation and sculpture; developing narratives around the ‘struggles of life’ within contemporary society.

Salvatore Arancio, Untitled, 2017. Glazed and unglazed ceramic, epoxy resin, 42 x 29 x 27 cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 24 Jun 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston

The ceramic sculpture and two works on paper will play an important role in their contemporary art programme and will be displayed with important but underused collection of prints from the 16th century to the present day.

John Akomfrah, Peripeteia, 2012. Single channel HD colour video, 5.1 sound. ed. 2 of 5 + 2 Aps. © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery
CAS Recommends By Marcus Crofton

July 2019

A new film co-commissioned by the CAS, Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s Everything I Have Is Yours, opens at Salford Museum & Art Gallery from 4 July, whilst BALTIC in Gateshead is…

Resin-set Antarctic sea spider, presented as part of ‘Assembly Effect’. Photo: Katharina Worf
Art Consultancy By teamcas

Artist collective Troika launch research initiative with Assembly Effect for West Cambridge

Troika are the first artists to be commissioned to develop work as part of the West Cambridge public art strategy, which was developed by CAS Consultancy in 2017.

BANK, Field of Dreams 3, 1999. Courtesy the Artists and Piper Keys. Photography: Mark Blower
Friday Dispatch 21 Jun 2019 By teamcas

BANK: Summa at Piper Keys, London

BANK achieved notoriety in the 90s for their merciless (and at times excruciatingly funny) attacks on some of the artworld for their shallowness and megalomania. In the 20 years since they have ceased these issues have only intensified.

Oscar Murillo. Image courtesy of David Zwirner
CAS News 19 Jun 2019 By Marcus Crofton

Contemporary Art Society supports Oscar Murillo to create a new a site-specific performance for Art Night 2019

This is the third collaboration between the Contemporary Art Society and Art Night, with work by Anne Hardy and Prem Sahib from previous years being donated to museums across the UK.

Installation view of ‘Hysterical Mining’ at Kunsthalle Wien, 29 May - 6 October 2019. All images are by Jorit Aust
Friday Dispatch 14 Jun 2019 By Christine Takengny

A postcard from Vienna

There is a thriving contemporary art scene in Vienna, bolstered by the city’s famous art academies, not-for-profit spaces, commercial galleries and world class museums.

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