Susan Hefuna: Textiles at Pi Artworks, London
The conceptual reframing of Hefuna’s work through textiles, at the intersection of aesthetic practice and critical investigation, marks a new territory for the artist and gives us an exhibition of sparkling intelligence.
A particular must-see is at Towner Art Gallery, which is showing the major installation by Dineo Seshee Bopape that the CAS acquired at Frieze in 2017.
An artist specialising in clay, Bakewell dissects the role of the maker, the objects made, and the cultural/aesthetic value systems bestowed upon them.
The CAS acquires photographic installation by Liz Johnson Artur for Guildhall Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has acquired a photographic installation by Ghanaian-Russian photographer Liz Johnson Artur, who has been working in London since the early 1990s. Her work has documented the…
Gonçalo Mabunda: Orator of Time at Jack Bell Gallery, London
Mabunda aims to explore the collective memory of his home country that has been scarred by a long and violent Civil War.
‘Edmund de Waal: Psalm’ at Museo Ebraico and Ateneo Veneto, Venice
de Waal’s project connects human experience across many centuries, cultures and countries and, in its way, is as political as it is poetic.
Prabhavathi Meppayil at Pace Gallery, London
Indian art is often associated with vibrant colours and heavy symbolism. Prabhavathi Meppayil’s work, which is currently on view at Pace Gallery London, dispels such expectations: the artist makes work…
Denzil Forrester: A Survey at Stephen Friedman Gallery
It is a revelation to witness so many large-scale canvases by a long-overlooked artist, who has had to fight for his place within an art world that has been seen as white and western until very recently.
Peter Doig at Secession, Vienna
Whilst he is an artist in the third decade of his career and the term ‘mastery’ would not be misplaced, the paintings here evince a persisting restlessness about the act of painting itself.
CAS Consultancy acquires new work for Inflexion’s Marylebone offices
New acquisitions include works by Caroline Achaintre, Marie Lund, Victoria Morton, Ruairiadh O’Connell, Tyra Tingleff and Jorinde Voigt, continuing the collection’s focus on abstraction and elegance of materials.
An exhibition of photographs by Li Yuan Chia, considered China’s first conceptual artist and founder of the LYC Museum in Cumbria, is being presented at The Whitworth in Manchester this month.
The CAS acquires ‘Camera’ by Tamara Henderson for The Hunterian, University of Glasgow
Interested in the itinerant life of the artist, where international exhibitions and residencies mean continual relocations and dislocations, Henderson often explores the way in which certain works are themselves conceived as journeys of transformation.