Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser WANDERLUST held at The Old Vic Tunnels, Leake Street, London, 13 March 2013 (photo: Joe Plommer)
News 18 Mar 2013 By teamcas

The Contemporary Art Society raises over £240,000 at Annual Gala

We are delighted to announce that the Contemporary Art Society’s 2013 Annual Fundraising gala – WANDERLUST, sponsored by Boucheron – held last Wednesday evening was a huge success!

Jeff Keen, 2013, courtesy Kate MacGarry, London
Friday Dispatch 15 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Jeff Keen at Kate MacGarry

May I urge you all to go and see the new exhibition that has just opened at Kate MacGarry gallery, which provides the opportunity to become acquainted with one of the most significant – and underappreciated – British artist-filmmakers of the post-war period, Jeff Keen, who sadly died last year.

News 14 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Shezad Dawood Limited Editions still available

Lot #16 Wanderlust Artist’s Edition Silent Auction Shezad Dawood, A Mystery Play – Tarot Deck 2010 – 13 Box of 79 cards, 11 × 11.5 cm Edition 100 + 3AP…

Richard Prince, installation view, Sadie Coles, London (1 February to 16 March 2013). Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
Friday Dispatch 8 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Richard Prince at Sadie Coles

This is a great show which offers much food for thought, not least of all of the enduring relevance of the representation of the female form in art and society – but visit soon, as the show closes in a week!

Sarah Pickstone, ‘Stevie Smith and the Willow’ (detail), 2011, oil and enamel on panel, 230 x 200cm, ©the artist
Artist to Watch 6 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Sarah Pickstone

As part of our continuing Artist to Watch series we are pleased to introduce you this month to the practice of British artist Sarah Pickstone.

Image: Rosa Barba, Subconscious Society, 2013 film still 35mm © Rosa Barba. Courtesy the artist and Turner Contemporary
CAS Recommends By teamcas

March 2013

CAS Recommends eight public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK this March.

Paul Chiappe, Drawing iii, Drawing Series 2012 and Drawing iv, Drawing Series 2012, pencil and acrylic on paper, each 10 x 7.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Carslaw St* Lukes
Friday Dispatch 1 Mar 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Paul Chiappe at Carslaw St* Lukes

Paul Chiappe’s meticulous drawings are so painstakingly produced it has taken him more than a year to produce the eight small drawings that are currently on display at Carslaw St* Lukes.

Anna Parkina, Evacuation (detail), 2013, collage of laser jet photo prints, 35.2 × 40cm. Courtesy the artist and Wilkinson Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 22 Feb 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Anna Parkina at Wilkinson Gallery

Young Russian artist Anna Parkina has attracted international critical attention for her collages which mix photography, drawing and text and usually incorporate bold geometric forms and colours.

News 20 Feb 2013 By teamcas

The Contemporary Art Society are working with Southwark Council to oversee the commission of a new artwork for Dulwich Park.

The Contemporary Art Society are working with Southwark Council to oversee the commission of a new artwork for Dulwich Park following the theft of the Barbara Hepworth sculpture from the park in 2011.

Image: Peles Empire, FORMATION (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artists and Cell Project Space. Photo: Mariell Amélie
Friday Dispatch 15 Feb 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Peles Empire, FORMATION, at Cell Project Space

Cell Project Space is currently showing a striking new body of work by Peles Empire. Founded in 2005, Peles Empire is a collaboration by Katharina Stoever and Barbara Wolff.

Fiona Rae, New Paintings (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artist and Timothy Taylor Gallery
Friday Dispatch 8 Feb 2013 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice – Fiona Rae at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Fiona Rae’s new paintings at Timothy Taylor are well worth a visit if you have not yet been. To my mind, some of the strongest work in recent years by a highly influential painter.

News 7 Feb 2013 By Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society launches high-profile fundraising gala 2013

7 February 2013 Theme: WANDERLUST What: Fundraising gala and auction When: Wednesday 13 March 2013, from 6.30pm Where: Old Vic Tunnels, Leake Street, London SE1 7NN Sponsored by: Boucheron Press Preview: There will be a…

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