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Glenn Brown, 'In the end we all succumb to the pull of the molten core', 2016. Indian ink and acrylic on panel, 135 x 95 x 2.8 cm. Copyright Glenn Brown, Courtesy Gagosian
CAS News 15 Nov 2016 By Marcus Crofton

Major new work by Glenn Brown acquired for the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, through the Great Works scheme

The work was made specifically for the museum and is the first piece by the artist to enter into a UK museum collection

Installation view of Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman Gallery. Courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Photographer: Mark Blower
Friday Dispatch 13 Jan 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

A brilliant and very contemporary take on figuration in sculpture, catch this show while you can.

Laura Wilson, Fold and Stretch, 2016 Photo: Jules Lister
Artist to Watch 3 Jan 2017 By teamcas

Laura Wilson

In her practice, Wilson frequently collaborates with specialists to create performative sculptural works that illuminate the relationship between materiality, memory and tacit or experiential knowledge.

Installation view of Jesse Wine, 'Magnificent Whitey', 2016
Art Consultancy 22 Dec 2016 By teamcas

Jesse Wine commission for The Crown Estate’s Princes House

Sketched in intense blue pigment on white glazed ceramic tiles, the artwork captures architectural fragments of the historical facade of Princes House.

Noémie Goudal, Southern Light Station II, 2015. Lambda print, 111 x 148cm. Edition of 5
Recent Acquisitions 21 Dec 2016 By Elizabeth Brooke

Work by Noémie Goudal acquired for UH Galleries, University of Hertfordshire to reinforce their photography collection

Work by Noémie Goudal acquired for UH Galleries, University of Hertfordshire to reinforce their photography collection Her series Southern Light Stations reflects the artist’s interest in man-made interventions in the natural world and our fascination with the sky above us.

Serban Savu, Small Talk after Lunch, 2012. Oil on canvas, 103 x 130 cm. © Serban Savu; Courtesy David Nolan Gallery, New York and Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 9 Dec 2016 By teamcas

“…hounded by external events…” – curated by Michael Bracewell, at Maureen Paley, London

Michael Bracewell’s exhibition at Maureen Paley in Bethnal Green provides a sober ending to the year – entirely congruent with the prevailing mood.

The Artist's Table with Antony Gormley, 29 November 2016. Photo: Keymea Yazdanian
CAS News 8 Dec 2016 By teamcas

£90,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Antony Gormley

All funds raised will go toward the acquisition of important new work by contemporary artists for our 70 Museum Members across the UK.

Christiana Soulou, In the Prison with the Birds, 1982. Coloured pencil on paper, 18 x 25 cm. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
Friday Dispatch 2 Dec 2016 By Christine Takengny

Christiana Soulou, ‘Sonnet to the Nile’ at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Soulou’s meticulous drawings manage to captivate the viewer with their intensity and precision of line. Within a contemporary art context, they are a rarity.

Jim Nutt, Trip, 2016. Acrylic on linen and MDF frame, 68.6 x 64.8 x 2.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Cabinet Gallery
Friday Dispatch 25 Nov 2016 By Caroline Douglas

Jim Nutt at Cabinet Gallery

Art critics have conjured the names of Van Eyck, Salvador Dali and Ingres to try to encapsulate the extreme technical facility, the sophistication and the strangeness of Nutt’s work, but it is as emphatically original as it is pleasing.

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, The Elixia App (Episode One), Praxes at Bergen Assembly, Bergen, 29 April 2016. Photo: Thor
CAS Recommends 24 Nov 2016 By Marcus Crofton

December 2016

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd performs her first solo show in Scotland at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, whilst in Edinburgh the Fruitmarket Gallery brings together the work of two of South Africa’s foremost visual artists, William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland.

Helen Maurer  re Composing  installation view by Oskar Proctor
Artist to Watch By Franka Blok

Helen Maurer

Maurer is intrigued by illusion and scale, and says that her fascination for projection could have its origins in the urge to “get something large-scale from the smallest source”.

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