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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, To Tell Them Where It’s Got To (2013), oil on canvas, 60 x 55 cm. © the artist, courtesy the artist and Corvi-Mora
Friday Dispatch 29 May 2020 By teamcas

#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.

Lubna Chowdhary, Certain Times XXIV, 2019. Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 27 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

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.

Florian Auer’s studio, Berlin, 2020. Mood-board for the publication. Courtesy the artist.
Artist to Watch By Uma Karavadra

Florian Auer

Auer often turns to borrowed ideas, using the work of other artists as a starting point.

Still from ‘I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead’ (2018) by Beatrice Gibson. Courtesy of the artist.
CAS News By Uma Karavadra

#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.

Rose English, Quadrille, 1975, Colour, silent DVD of performance in Southampton, 1975, in a pink box 10’57”, Edition of 6, AP 3/3. © the artist, courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery and Karsten Schubert Gallery.
CAS News 20 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

#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.

Artist-designed facemasks
CAS News By Marcus Crofton

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

Nao Matsunaga. Photographer: Ben Boswell
Friday Dispatch 15 May 2020 By Caroline Douglas

#CASatHome, with Nao Matsunaga

Nao discusses how the lockdown has given him space to think, sharing homeschooling duties and some of his latest work.

Nashashibi/Skaer, ‘Our Magnolia’, 2009 (still). Image courtesy the artists and LUX
CAS News 13 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

#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.

Anne Hardy, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh), 2017. Photographer: Angus Mill
Friday Dispatch 8 May 2020 By teamcas

#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.

Mary Kelly, Antepartum, 1973
CAS News 6 May 2020 By teamcas

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.

Jadé Fadojutimi. Courtesy of the artist
Friday Dispatch 1 May 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#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.

Still from Graham Gussin, 'Spill', 1999. 12 min loop. 16mm B/W. Silent. Courtesy of the artist
CAS News 29 Apr 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#CASatHome: Spill, by Graham Gussin

This film was online from 12.00, 28 April 2020 to 12.00, 1 May 2020 This week we are very pleased to present Graham Gussin’s Spill, 1999, with thanks to the artist…

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