Claire Hooper awarded Private Equity Building Commission
This commission represents a departure for both artist and commissioner: Claire has never worked directly on rendered walls, while this is the first time the firm has commissioned site-specific work.
The CAS acquires three paintings by Matthew Krishanu for Huddersfield Art Gallery
Born locally, though spending much of his childhood in Bangladesh, his work explores notions of childhood, memory and place.
£88,000 net raised for new museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Edmund de Waal, with a major donation announced for Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
All funds raised will directly benefit the charitable mission of the Contemporary Art Society: supporting museums across the UK by donating great works of art.
Jimmy deSana and the Sex Appeal of the Inorganic at Amanda Wilkinson, London
DeSana, a genuine misfit in his time, seems to have found his place in the history of photography many years after his death and his work continues to exert fascination, radiance and awe.
McArthur Binion White:Work at Massimo De Carlo, London
It is two years since Binion’s first solo exhibition at Massimo De Carlo in London. That exhibition, DNA:Sepia, took place in the same year that the artist’s work was shown in…
‘Barbara Kapusta: Dangerous Bodies’ at Kunstraum, London
Kapusta is particularly interested in the unstable and unfixed notion of self in the digital world.
BALTIC in Gateshead is holding the first major UK survey of pioneering feminist artist, author and educator Judy Chicago. In London, the most comprehensive retrospective of Surrealist icon Dora Maar…
Farrah Riley Gray
Farrah Riley Gray (b.1992, London) is a Lewisham based artist employing weaving, textile and audio in her exploration of the intersection between race, gender, mental health and craft. Her practice…
The CAS acquires 11 portraits by Zanele Muholi for Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has acquired 11 portraits by South African photographer Zanele Muholi (they/them) from the series Faces and Phases (2006 – present) through the Collections Fund at Frieze….
CAS Consultancy in Urban Land Institute’s ‘Including Culture in Development’ guide
Consultancy is proud to announce its involvement in the Urban Land Institute’s Including Culture in Development guide. Head of CAS Consultancy, Fabienne Nicholas, has been instrumental in this work with…
Betty Tompkins: Talking Talking Talking at FREEHOUSE, London
Through re-presenting explicit imagery, Betty Tompkins reclaims female sexual desire in the same aggressive manner that men have been doing for years.
Corvus. A painting installation by Matthew Krishanu at The Stuart Hall Library, Iniva, London
Birds have arrived at the Stuart Hall Library, emerging between shelves, above the doors and alongside books; keeping us company with their comical, uncanny and endearing presence.