Lorna Simpson, ‘Unanswerable’ – Hauser & Wirth London
Simpson’s reconfiguration of existing images in different artistic mediums explores culture and life in the US today. Her poetic works don’t offer definitive questions and answers but rather subtle hints and suggestions to wider issues in society.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye helps raise £90,000 for new acquisitions by the Contemporary Art Society
The artist treated guests to a reading of texts by Shakespeare, James Baldwin, Charles Baudelaire, and herself.
Cerith Wyn Evans, Radiant fold (…the Illuminating Gas) at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Effortlessly occupying the whole of the new Colwinston Gallery, four elliptical forms drawn in fine white neon float underneath the ziggurat ceiling.
Major new installation by Cerith Wyn Evans unveiled in Cardiff
The neon sculpture is the second donation made through the Contemporary Art Society’s Great Works scheme.
Fourthland with Rosalind Fowler, BREADROCK at PEER, Hoxton
Working on a hyper-local level, Fourthland and Fowler’s project explores what living with a global perspective feels like: how it alters our personal imaginary, our habits, our modes of living together
Yto Barrada: Agadir at The Curve, Barbican
By overlapping different narratives Barrada powerfully portrays a complex picture of a city and its inhabitants in a state of transformation after a disaster, reflecting important contemporary debates around the rebuilding of societies.
New public artwork to be commissioned for Angel Central
The Contemporary Art Society has compiled a handpicked list of critically acclaimed UK artists that work in a range of mediums
For those who want a second helping of the Venice Biennale, Rachel Maclean is re-showing the work she made in 2017 in Edinburgh, whilst Chiharu Shiota will be creating a site-specific installation based on her 2015 Japanese Pavilion.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye creates an exclusive etching for the Contemporary Art Society
This edition of 30 will be sold at our Artist’s Table on 12 March, raising funds to acquire the best new art for museums across the UK.
Bradley studied law before committing to visual arts. It might have been her legal thinking that shaped Bradley’s curiosity towards structures: laws are made, applied, respected, augmented. Similarly, art’s rules can be set, coded, moved, and played with.
Mark Leckey’s ‘Dream English Kid 1964 – 1999 AD’ acquired for Tate
The film touches base with the landmarks of Leckey’s first 35 years, as well as sketching a picture of the times that is incredibly evocative for anyone who remembers Britain from the 60s on.
Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18
For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.