The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London Announce a New Partnership to Acquire Significant Contemporary Work for Regional Museums
The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London have announced a partnership to purchase a major work at the 2016 edition of the fair for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.
Sara Barker at Ikon, Birmingham
There is a lyricism to the work, in tandem with a concern with abstract form that is very Glasgow
£50,000 Collections Fund at Frieze to acquire work supporting social change
The scheme will acquire work for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art that aligns with the museum’s mission for social change, particularly around issues including migration and exile
A founding father of Italian Arte Povera, Michelangelo Pistoletto, will be presenting a solo show of his work at Blenheim Palace from 15 September, exploring the diverse range of his 50 year practice
Influenced by Situationism, silent film, and by spiritual rituals practiced in South-East Africa, London based artist Samson Kambalu embraces the subversive potential of non-productive time, the gift economy and the notion of playing.
Curator Samantha Manton creates new display at the Whitworth through the CAS’s Starting Point Fellowship
The Gardener Digs in Another Time, which is on show till 9 October 2016, reflects upon the use of the garden in visual culture as a vehicle for utopian thought and an emblem for an ideal society.
Key early work by “the unsung Queen of British performance Art” acquired for York Art Gallery
Quadrille (1976) by Rose English highlights the fetishisation of women’s bodies and explores issues around gender roles, whereby dressage can be seen as a metaphor for power struggles and relationships.
Noemie Goudal’s Satellite II on display at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
The Contemporary Art Society donated the work to the museum in 2015
A Postcard from the North West
Visits to Tullie House, Grundy Art Gallery, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre and Touchstones Rochdale
If you are on holiday in Dorset at the end of the summer be sure to drop in on a small but fascinating drawing show at Poole Museum, which includes…