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Migration Study Day at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. Courtesy of photographer Michelle Maddison
CAS News 21 Jun 2016 By Marcus Crofton

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.

VIGO at London Art Fair 2016 ©Mark Cocksedge
CAS News 24 Nov 2016 By Team

London Art Fair 2017: Private View Invitation

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

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 News 5 Oct 2016 By Marcus Crofton

CAS acquires John Akomfrah and Kader Attia works at Frieze London for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

CAS News 16 Sep 2016 By Marcus Crofton

£50,000 Collections Fund at Frieze to acquire work supporting social change

David Mabb, 'Morris Trellis- Stepanova Optical', 2003
CAS News 25 Aug 2016 By Marcus Crofton

Curator Samantha Manton creates new display at the Whitworth through the CAS’s Starting Point Fellowship

Anthea Hamilton, Manarch Pasta (2010-13)
CAS News 12 May 2016 By Marcus Crofton

2016 Turner Prize Shortlist

Congratulations to Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde who have been named on the Turner Prize shortlist for 2016.

John Piper, Dead Resort Kemptown, Brighton, East Sussex, 1939, oil on Canvas, 45.7 x 55.8 cm. Donated to Leeds Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society in 1941.
CAS News 25 Feb 2016 By Elea Himmelsbach

Retracing our steps: Creating a database of works

The Contemporary Art Society has been undertaking a major research project in which it has been digitising its rich history of acquisitions, bequests and gifts.

Paul Nash, 'Sanctuary Wood', 1917. Watercolour and chalk on brown paper, 25.4cm x 35.6cm. Courtesy of Grundy Art Gallery
CAS News 11 Feb 2016 By Marcus Crofton

Lost work by Paul Nash to be the centrepiece of a new exhibit at the Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

This watercolour and chalk drawing has been recently been rediscovered having been lost for 40 years

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