Hobson’s Choice: Gabriel Kuri at Sadie Coles
Gabriel Kuri is a Mexican artist who has attracted international critical acclaim for his work exploring the nature and possibilities of sculpture.
Hobson’s Choice: Karla Black at Modern Art
Karla Black is well known for her instantly recognisable large-scale sculptural installations
Hobson’s Choice: Andy Holden at Cubitt
Andy Holden has attracted critical attention for an introspective and encyclopaedic practice
The Contemporary Art Society raises over £270,000 at Annual Gala
Last night the Contemporary Art Society, in association with Boucheron, hosted another triumphant fundraising gala – LEAP! – to raise funds for its mission to buy contemporary art for museums across the UK. The evening event raised over £270,000 through its auction, an increase on last year’s figure of £240,000. More than 40 internationally acclaimed artists – from Jim Lambie and Paul Noble through to Paula Rego and Bob and Roberta Smith – and newer talents, were commissioned to create new works for a circus-inspired auction, conducted by Sotheby’s Olly Barker.
CAS Recommends: February – March 2012
CAS Recommends ten public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK
The work of Elizabeth Price constructs a universe in which humans are known only by the objects they leave behind.
Hobson’s Choice: Saskia Olde Wolbers
Pareidolia refers to the tendency in human perception to discover meaning in random structures
Hobson’s Choice: Renee So at Kate MacGarry
There is something very human about Renee So’s collection of works.
Hobson’s Choice: Paloma Varge Weisz at Sadie Coles
Walking through Sadie Coles’s gallery in New Burlington Place is like entering an illustrated fairy-tale
A Private Affair – Personal Collections of Contemporary Art
A Private Affair is an exhibition at Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston that showcases contemporary artworks owned by private collectors from the North of England and curated in collaboration with Mark Doyle and Rebecca Morrill of the Contemporary Art Society.
Hobson’s Choice: Catherine Yass at Alison Jacques
Internationally acclaimed British artist Catherine Yass was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2002 for her highly distinctive practice.