#CASatHome, with Emma Philip, Senior Curator at The Box, Plymouth
Emma Philip discusses the CAS’s acquisition of a painting by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye for their collection.
The CAS acquires a ceramic tableau by Lubna Chowdhary for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery through the Jackson Tang Ceramic Award
Chowdhary’s shaped tiles, sculptural objects and spatial installations in ceramic constitute a distinctive oeuvre that bridges the disciplines of architecture, craft, design, sculpture and painting.
Auer often turns to borrowed ideas, using the work of other artists as a starting point.
#CASatHome: I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead (2018), by Beatrice Gibson
The fast-moving visuals deliberately disorientate the viewer, just as global events disorientate with waves of fear and anxiety. But through interweaving tender footage of the artist’s own family into the film, an alternative narrative of community and strength emerges.
#CASatHome: Quadrille (1975), by Rose English
Staged in a dressage arena, six women appear, dressed fetishistically as horses with tack, horse tails and hoof-shaped high heels. They perform a dance based on dressage, watched eagerly by an unsuspecting audience, their movements stilted by their cumbersome shoes.
Four top artists design custom facemasks to support the CAS’s new crowdfunding campaign to help emerging artists during the Covid-19 pandemic
Masks by David Shrigley, Eddie Peake, Linder and Yinka Shonibare MBE are available for a £35 donation to the fund
#CASatHome, with Nao Matsunaga
Nao discusses how the lockdown has given him space to think, sharing homeschooling duties and some of his latest work.
#CASatHome: Our Magnolia (2009), by Nashashibi/Skaer
Our Magnolia takes a surreal landscape painting by Paul Nash as a starting point and develops this reference with a series of enigmatic associations that form the thread running through the film.
#CASatHome, with Sarah Brown, Principal Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery
Brown talks about an installation by artist Anne Hardy that was co-commissioned by the CAS for Art Night in 2017 and gifted to the museum in 2018.
Important early film by “the mother of all feminist artists” Mary Kelly donated to Brighton Art Gallery through the Valeria Napoleone XX Contemporary Art Society Scheme
Mary Kelly was renowned early in her career for introducing feminist concerns into the male-dominated conceptual art world in the 1970s and Antepartum forms a prologue to her iconic Post-Partum Document, 1973-79.
#CASatHome, with Jadé Fadojutimi
Jadé discusses how the lockdown is shaping her work, taking inspiration from box sets and gives us a first glimpse at some drawings she has never shown before.