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Still from Matilda Skelton Mace, Sky Island, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
Art Consultancy 3 May 2017 By teamcas

Winner of the Aspen Online Art Award creates a virtual world from the unique digital fingerprints of users

The £5,000 commission launched on 3 May 2017

Theo Eshetu, The Slave Ship, 2015. Single channel video installation with sound, 14m 28s. Courtesy of the artist and Tiwani Contemporary. Photographer © Sylvain Deleu 2017.
Friday Dispatch 28 Jul 2017 By Christine Takengny

Theo Eshetu: The Slave Ship, at Tiwani Contemporary

The film is a hypnotic meditation on how the concept of free trade reinforces inequalities and injustices that seem to have their roots in the transatlantic slave trade.

Mark Leckey, Parade, 2003, on show as part of Now, Today, Tomorrow and Always at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Courtesy the Artist and Cabinet, London. © the artist. Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. Part funded by the Film and Video Umbrella.
CAS Recommends 27 Jul 2017 By Marcus Crofton

August 2017

The Towner Gallery’s new show explores how popular culture, and its vast compendium of imagery, words and materials has influenced recent contemporary art. Featured artists include Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Mark Leckey and John Stezaker.

Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, (2017). Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and produced in partnership with Create. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Andy Keate.
Artist to Watch By Ali MacGilp

Luke Willis Thompson

One of the most brilliant artists of his generation, Thompson investigates the treatment of minority communities and the way objects and sites can be imbued with violence.

Lubaina Himid, Allow Your Friends to Meet Your Enemies, 2011. Acrylic and pencil on paper, collage, magazine pages (2 parts), 33.5 x 28cm, 71 x 102cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 26 Jul 2017 By Franka Blok

Diptych by 2017 Turner Prize-nominee Lubaina Himid acquired for Gallery Oldham

The gallery aims to attract new audiences and explore challenging issues around racial, ethnic and cultural identity.

Jessie Flood-Paddock, Lion Vasa, 2017. Image courtesy of The Carl Freedman Gallery London and the artist and The Tetley, Leeds. Supported by the Henry Moore Foundation, The Elephant Trust and the Artists’ General Benevolent Institution.
Friday Dispatch 21 Jul 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage at The Tetley, Leeds

This counter-intuitive but productive pairing resonates in unexpected and playful ways.

Richard Long, White Deer Circle, 2016 © Pete Huggins
Friday Dispatch 14 Jul 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Richard Long: EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall

EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall shows Richard Long at the top of his game and should not be missed.

Fabienne Nicholas
Art Consultancy 11 Jul 2017 By teamcas

Fabienne Nicholas invited by Sadiq Khan to become a Mayor’s Design Advocate

CAS Consultancy’s developing strand of cultural strategy work, as well as extensive expertise in the public realm, gives Fabienne a unique blend of experience to contribute to the Mayor’s vision.

Hito Steyerl, HellYeahWeFuckDie, © Skulptur Projekte 2017, Foto/photo: Henning Rogge
Friday Dispatch 7 Jul 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017

Pack some sunscreen and an anorak, for Germany’s summer weather seems to be as unpredictable as ours at the moment, and explore Skulptur Projekte Münster (SPM) by hire bike.

Anne Hardy, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Art Night 2017. © Anne Hardy, Photographer: Angus Mill
Friday Dispatch 30 Jun 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Anne Hardy: Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Art Night 2017

This is her largest ever single installation and after Art Night the work will become the first of Hardy’s increasingly ambitious works to enter a permanent museum collection.

Barkley L. Hendricks, 'Icon for My Man Superman (Superman Never Saved any Black People – Bobby Seale)', 1969. Private Collection; © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Superman S-Shield © & ™ DC Comics.
CAS Recommends 29 Jun 2017 By Marcus Crofton

July 2017

Compton Verney’s new exhibition draws together over 90 works that investigate how the human eye and mind perceive what we see, including a gallery-sized mural by German abstract artist Lothar Götz.

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