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Joseph Beuys Joseph Beuys for the cover of Wirtschaftswoche [Business Week] 43/76 1976. ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Mermorial Fund and Art Fund 2009. © DACS 2017. Photo © National Galleries of Scotland (Antonia Reeve).
CAS Recommends 1 Oct 2017 By Marcus Crofton

October 2017

On 13 October Leeds Art Gallery re-opens after a major restoration. A number of CAS donated works form part of their opening display, including work by Alison Wilding, Becky Beasley, Simon…

Grace Schwindt, The Tiffany Vase 4, 2014. Wood, acryl paint and porcelain, 137 x 26 x 26 cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Friday Dispatch 29 Sep 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Grace Schwindt: Tiffany Vase, at Gallery Lejeune

These vases have been thrown and caught just at the very moment of disintegration, eternally frozen at this moment of collapse, on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Installation view of Jennifer Tee: Let It Come Down at Camden Arts Centre, 2017. Photo: Mark Blower
Artist to Watch 28 Sep 2017 By Charlotte dos Santos

Jennifer Tee

Tee’s work delves into craft, sculpture, performance and collage, to express concepts of cultural heritage.

Kate Davis, Eight Blocks or a Field (Bone Doll I), 2013. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions By Charlotte dos Santos

Four portraits of “dolls” by Kate Davis donated to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Poverty-stricken children in the nineteenth century would stitch together discarded shoes, bones and fabric scraps to conjure what would somewhat resemble a little doll.

Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Press Releases 26 Sep 2017 By Marcus Crofton

The CAS Collections Fund at Frieze London targets political geographies, borders and territories

The Contemporary Art Society’s Collections Fund at Frieze London this year will be purchasing a major work at the fair for Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne.

Jessica Warboys, Tremolo, 2017. Wood, pvc pipe, acrylic paint, 81 x 81 x 27 cm. Image courtesy French Riviera © Jessica Warboys
Friday Dispatch 22 Sep 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Jessica Warboys – Tremolo, at French Riviera

French Riviera has that almost unheard-of thing: a true spirit of experimentation and risk-taking

Artist Gillian Wearing with a model of suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett. Photograph: Caroline Teo/GLA
News 20 Sep 2017 By Marcus Crofton

CAS Consultancy working with Gillian Wearing to deliver a monument to women’s suffrage in Parliament Square

The statue of the Suffragist leader Dame Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929) will be the first woman in the historic square

Sara Barker, Last of Light (3 Needles), 2017. Photo courtesy Marc Wilmot
Art Consultancy 18 Sep 2017 By Fabienne Nicholas

The Art World View – ABCs of Cultural Placemaking: Authenticity, Buy-in and Connectivity

Cultural placemaking has moved beyond a ‘nice to have’ and into pole position for ensuring economically viable, healthy, sustainable communities.

Tschabalala Self, Habibi Papi, 2017. Watercolour, acrylic, flashe, gouache, coloured pencil, hand-coloured photocopies, photocopies hand-coloured canvas on canvas. 243.8 x 213.4 cm. Photo: Damian Griffiths, Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias Gallery
Friday Dispatch 15 Sep 2017 By Christine Takengny

Tschabalala Self: Bodega Run, at Pilar Corrias

Tschabalala Self’s work is primarily concerned with the ethno-cultural stereotypes surrounding the Black body within contemporary culture, ‘Bodega Run’ at Pilar Corrias Gallery is Self’s first foray into installation.

Site impression for the memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas
Art Consultancy 12 Sep 2017 By Marcus Crofton

Alison Wilding RA and Adam Kershaw selected to create a memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas

Managed by the CAS Consultancy for the DCMS, the memorial is composed of three elements: water, land and air, come together in the work which is titled ‘Still Water’.

Edo Bertoglio, Jean-Michel Basquiat wearing an American football helmet, 1981. Photo: © Edo Bertoglio, courtesy of Maripol.
CAS Recommends 31 Aug 2017 By Marcus Crofton

September 2017

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work will be taking place at the Barbican Centre from 21 September.

Ting-Ting Cheng, On the Desert Island (2017). Audio guide and site-specific installation at Iniva, Stuart Hall Library, London. Photo: George Torode.
Artist to Watch By Charlotte dos Santos

Ting-Ting Cheng

Politically charged and focusing on themes of cultural heritage, Ting-Ting Cheng’s work has journeyed across the globe to obtain a marvellously international presence.

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