Image courtesy of Xavier Solé Mora
Art Consultancy 21 Feb 2018 By teamcas

Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18

For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.

Antonin Artaud, Cahier 310, 1943-1948. Manuscript, 21 x 17.5 cm. Courtesy the Bibliotheque national de France and Cabinet, London
Friday Dispatch 15 Feb 2019 By teamcas

Antonin Artaud: Cahiers de Rodez et d’Ivry at Cabinet, London

This is an important opportunity to examine to examine rarely seen works, and to reacquaint ourselves with an extraordinary intellect that has influenced generations of artists and writers since.

Gareth Cadwallader, Coffee, 2018-19. Image courtesy the artist and Josh Lilley Gallery
Friday Dispatch 8 Feb 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

Gareth Cadwallader: Half-Lowered Eyelids at Josh Lilley, London

Cadwallader’s art is a celebration of life and the confounding beauty of the world

Installation view of ‘Anna Chrystal Stephens: Anorak’ at SPACE Studios. Image courtesy the artist and Space Studios
Friday Dispatch 1 Feb 2019 By teamcas

‘Anna Chrystal Stephens: Anorak’ at Space Studios, London

Anorak brings together a very contemporary set of concerns and explores them through the lens of Stephens’ lived experience of communal living and a connection to nature

George Shaw, Ash Wednesday: 8.30am, 2004-5
CAS Recommends 31 Jan 2019 By Marcus Crofton

February 2019

Artists Rachel Maclean and Anne Hardy are both curating shows at Birmingham Museum and Towner Gallery respectively, bringing their unique points of view to the Arts Council and museums collections….

Chiara Camoni, 'Sister 1' (2017). Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
Recent Acquisitions 30 Jan 2019 By Team

The CAS acquires bold new work by Chiara Camoni for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.

Three large-scale pieces from Chiara Camoni’s series Sisters were acquired through the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramic Award​.

Jasleen Kaur, Ideal Standards (2017). Commissioned by Armitage Shanks for Hull City of Culture. Photo Credit: BGA Photography
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Jasleen Kaur

Kaur’s practice is an ongoing exploration into the malleability of culture and the layering of social histories within materials and objects.

Simon Ling, installation view, Towner Art Gallery. Photographer: Rob Harris
Friday Dispatch 25 Jan 2019 By Caroline Douglas

Simon Ling at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

While it might be tempting to understand Ling’s work within an English landscape tradition, his painting is as concerned with revealing the functioning of our ‘perceptual equipment’ as that of Bridget Riley.

dear diary installation view: Sadie Coles HQ
Friday Dispatch 17 Jan 2019 By Christine Takengny

Katja Seib: ‘dear diary’ at Sadie Coles HQ

Katja Seib’s (b. 1989) new series of paintings, currently on display in her first solo-show at Sadie Coles HQ, hovers between realistic figuration, visual illusion and dream-like symbolism. The German…

Installation view of Alison Britton, 'Making It Up' (2018) focus on 'Trencher' (2018) image © Philip Sayer, courtesy of Marsden Woo Gallery
Friday Dispatch 21 Dec 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Alison Britton at Marsden Woo Gallery, London

One of the important and influential ceramicists of her generation, Alison Britton’s work has for decades been a sustained enquiry into the correspondences between painting, sculpture and ceramics.

Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
CAS News 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.

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