The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston
The ceramic sculpture and two works on paper will play an important role in their contemporary art programme and will be displayed with important but underused collection of prints from the 16th century to the present day.
A new film co-commissioned by the CAS, Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s Everything I Have Is Yours, opens at Salford Museum & Art Gallery from 4 July, whilst BALTIC in Gateshead is…
Artist collective Troika launch research initiative with Assembly Effect for West Cambridge
Troika are the first artists to be commissioned to develop work as part of the West Cambridge public art strategy, which was developed by CAS Consultancy in 2017.
BANK: Summa at Piper Keys, London
BANK achieved notoriety in the 90s for their merciless (and at times excruciatingly funny) attacks on some of the artworld for their shallowness and megalomania. In the 20 years since they have ceased these issues have only intensified.
Contemporary Art Society supports Oscar Murillo to create a new a site-specific performance for Art Night 2019
This is the third collaboration between the Contemporary Art Society and Art Night, with work by Anne Hardy and Prem Sahib from previous years being donated to museums across the UK.
A postcard from Vienna
There is a thriving contemporary art scene in Vienna, bolstered by the city’s famous art academies, not-for-profit spaces, commercial galleries and world class museums.
Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvellous Entanglement at Victoria Miro, London
The debut of a new film installation by Isaac Julien is an event, and this new nine-screen work showing in the upper floor of the Wharf Road gallery has been six years in the making.
Unique cyanotype works by Do Ho Suh go on sale to support the CAS
Household items such as the door lock that are commonly touched and used are a recurrent feature of his smaller works, distilling the idea of home into a single object.
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…