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Anthony Iacono, Hanger, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and The Approach, photo © The Approach Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 8 Mar 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

‘Anthony Iacono: Night Bonding’ at The Approach, London

Iacono’s bright colours steal the show: camp lilac, piss yellow and playful green inject a sense of lightness and humour into these odd and slightly comical works.

Patrick Goddard, Leyton Kweff, 2019. Image courtesy of Seventeen.
Friday Dispatch 1 Mar 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

Patrick Goddard: Real Estates at Seventeen, London

Deliberately stylistically inconsistent and conceptually unflinching, Patrick Goddard’s works match our incongruent lives and reflect urban culture today.

Akram Zaatari, The Script, 2018. Image courtesy the artist.
CAS Recommends 27 Feb 2019 By Marcus Crofton

March 2019

Opening on 8 March, Ikon in Birmingham is holding the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by British artist Hew Locke.

Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, 'Nightfall', 2015. Ceramics (earthenware) glazed with ceramic transfers, 17 x 45 x 45 cm. Presented to Swindon Museum & Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society through the Omega Fund, 2018/19. Photo: Sylvain Deleu
Recent Acquisitions 26 Feb 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires ceramic piece by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen for Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

Acquired through the Omega Craft Fund, the work explores the theme of the forest and the wild land beyond the cultivated fields which has captured our imaginations for centuries.

Petra Szemán, ‘Monomyth_ gaiden _ Part 1. Departure’ (2018). Still from video courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Petra Szemán

Szemán is a moving image artist working with animation and game-like immersive installations, part of a generation that grew up learning how to ‘perform’ themselves online.

Installation view of ‘Jadé Fadojutimi: The Numbing Vibrancy of Characters in Play’. Photo: Stephen White
Friday Dispatch 22 Feb 2019 By Caroline Douglas

Jadé Fadojutimi: The Numbing Vibrancy of Characters in Play at PEER, London

Look out people, I think we are going to hear a lot more about Jadé Fadojutimi.

Antonin Artaud, Cahier 310, 1943-1948. Manuscript, 21 x 17.5 cm. Courtesy the Bibliotheque national de France and Cabinet, London
Friday Dispatch 15 Feb 2019 By teamcas

Antonin Artaud: Cahiers de Rodez et d’Ivry at Cabinet, London

This is an important opportunity to examine rarely seen works, and to reacquaint ourselves with an extraordinary intellect that has influenced generations of artists and writers since.

Gareth Cadwallader, Coffee, 2018-19. Image courtesy the artist and Josh Lilley Gallery
Friday Dispatch 8 Feb 2019 By Vassilios Doupas

Gareth Cadwallader: Half-Lowered Eyelids at Josh Lilley, London

Cadwallader’s art is a celebration of life and the confounding beauty of the world

Installation view of ‘Anna Chrystal Stephens: Anorak’ at SPACE Studios. Image courtesy the artist and Space Studios
Friday Dispatch 1 Feb 2019 By teamcas

‘Anna Chrystal Stephens: Anorak’ at Space Studios, London

Anorak brings together a very contemporary set of concerns and explores them through the lens of Stephens’ lived experience of communal living and a connection to nature

George Shaw, Ash Wednesday: 8.30am, 2004-5
CAS Recommends 31 Jan 2019 By Marcus Crofton

February 2019

Artists Rachel Maclean and Anne Hardy are both curating shows at Birmingham Museum and Towner Gallery respectively, bringing their unique points of view to the Arts Council and museums collections….

Chiara Camoni, 'Sister 1' (2017). Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
Recent Acquisitions 30 Jan 2019 By Team

The CAS acquires bold new work by Chiara Camoni for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.

Three large-scale pieces from Chiara Camoni’s series Sisters were acquired through the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramic Award​.

Jasleen Kaur, Ideal Standards (2017). Commissioned by Armitage Shanks for Hull City of Culture. Photo Credit: BGA Photography
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Jasleen Kaur

Kaur’s practice is an ongoing exploration into the malleability of culture and the layering of social histories within materials and objects.

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