Victoria Sin, 'Fun Bag', 2015. Courtesy the artist / Image courtesy of The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art
CAS Recommends 25 Jul 2019 By Marcus Crofton

August 2019

August may be a quiet time for the art world in most of the country, but this month Edinburgh flings open its doors for its international arts festival, with 50…

Art Consultancy By Team

CAS Consultancy hosts conversation between artists David Batchelor and Jeff McMillan to celebrate Batchelor’s new book

CAS Consultancy is very proud of the close working relationships we develop with artists over the course of our projects and commissions. To celebrate this work, we are holding a series…

Ralph Dunn, ‘Orange Light (colour) with wet pants’ from the series ‘Decorative Art and Other Scenarios’, Archival Print on paper, 59 x 84 cm
Artist to Watch By Vassilios Doupas

Ralph Dunn

Dunn first turned to art as an exploration of self and a way of making sense of a hostile world around him.

Vicki Ambery-Smith, ‘Birmingham City Ring’, 2019. Silver with red and yellow gold details, anodised niobium, titanium veneer, 6.1 cm x 4.6 cm x 2.4 cm. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society through the Omega Fund, 2018/19. © Vicki Ambery-Smith.
Recent Acquisitions 23 Jul 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires an exquisite silver ring by Vicki Ambery-Smith for Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

The ring was commissioned specifically for the museum and depicts iconic Birmingham city-centre buildings in silver, gold, titanium and nobium.

Liz Johnson Artur, Birmingham, 2002. Courtesy the artist.
Friday Dispatch 12 Jul 2019 By Christine Takengny

Liz Johnson Artur: If You Know the Beginning, The End is No Trouble at South London Gallery

Come to South London Gallery, see this poignant and moving exhibition, then afterwards take a stroll through the neighbourhoods of Peckham to experience where these photographs were actually made.

Installation view, 'Artists I Steal From' at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, 5th June – 9th August 2019. Copyright the artists, courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London • Paris • Salzburg. Photo: Ben Westoby
Friday Dispatch 5 Jul 2019 By Christine Takengny

‘Artists I Steal From’ at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London

This show approaches an exhibition through the eyes of an artist, openly revealing the private process of how an artist works, what they look at and what informs and educates their practise.

Emma Talbot, 'Your Own Authority' (2019) at William Morris Gallery commissioned for Art Night. Part of LBoC in Waltham Forest 2019 programme
Friday Dispatch 27 Jun 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

Art Night 2019

Art Night has established itself as one of the most exciting free art festivals in London. With an emphasis on edgy and participatory art, it brings the work of some of the most adventurous practitioners to different parts of London.

Emma Talbot, ‘Your Own Authority’ at William Morris Gallery. Commissioned by Art Night 2019. Photo: Emma Talbot
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Emma Talbot

An artist whose work spans drawing, painting, installation and sculpture; developing narratives around the ‘struggles of life’ within contemporary society.

Salvatore Arancio, Untitled, 2017. Glazed and unglazed ceramic, epoxy resin, 42 x 29 x 27 cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 24 Jun 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston

The ceramic sculpture and two works on paper will play an important role in their contemporary art programme and will be displayed with important but underused collection of prints from the 16th century to the present day.

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 Recommends By Marcus Crofton

July 2019

A new film co-commissioned by the CAS, Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s Everything I Have Is Yours, opens at Salford Museum & Art Gallery from 4 July, whilst BALTIC in Gateshead is…

Resin-set Antarctic sea spider, presented as part of ‘Assembly Effect’. Photo: Katharina Worf
Art Consultancy By teamcas

Artist collective Troika launch research initiative with Assembly Effect for West Cambridge

Troika are the first artists to be commissioned to develop work as part of the West Cambridge public art strategy, which was developed by CAS Consultancy in 2017.

BANK, Field of Dreams 3, 1999. Courtesy the Artists and Piper Keys. Photography: Mark Blower
Friday Dispatch 21 Jun 2019 By teamcas

BANK: Summa at Piper Keys, London

BANK achieved notoriety in the 90s for their merciless (and at times excruciatingly funny) attacks on some of the artworld for their shallowness and megalomania. In the 20 years since they have ceased these issues have only intensified.

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