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Alexandra Bircken, Recent Work, installation view, Herald St, London 2012. Image courtesy Herald St, London
Friday Dispatch 23 Nov 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Alexandra Bircken at Herald St, London

Alexandra Bircken is an artist who has attracted interest for her sculptures and installations that combine knitted elements with organic and lowly materials.

News 21 Nov 2012 By teamcas

Press Release: Rising star Oliver Laric scoops Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious £60,000 Annual Award 2012 with The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce that this year’s Annual Award, Commission to Collect, which offers one of the largest sums of money of any contemporary art prize in the UK, has been awarded to The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln, with artist Oliver Laric. Laric saw off strong competition from emerging artists Juliette Blightman and Alice Channer to secure the career-changing award.

Chris Hipkiss, L.I.E.S.1 (detail), 2011, courtesy the artist and Ancient and Modern
Friday Dispatch 16 Nov 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Chris Hipkiss, L.I.E.S., at Ancient & Modern

Chris Hipkiss produced extraordinary figurative drawings ranging in size from miniatures to expansive panoramas.

Image: Kiki Smith, Behold, installation view, 2012, courtesy the artist and Timothy Taylor Gallery
Friday Dispatch 9 Nov 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Kiki Smith, Behold, at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Kiki Smith is best known for her symbolic depictions of the human form through which she explores ideas from natural science through to cosmology and mythology.

Image: Young London, installation view, 2012, courtesy V22 London. Photo: Joe Clark.
Friday Dispatch 2 Nov 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Young London at V22, London

This show is simply a ‘must see’ for anyone interested in the next generation of artists working here in London!

© Michael Dean, thoughts, 2012, Cubitt Gallery installation view
Friday Dispatch 26 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Michael Dean, thoughts, at Cubitt Gallery

For those of you suffering from visual fatigue after Frieze and FIAC, may I recommend you visit Michael Dean’s minimal exhibition at Cubitt in Islington as a way of cleansing your weary eyes.

News 22 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Press Release: Philanthropists gift outstanding modern and contemporary collection totalling £4 million to UK museums through the Contemporary Art Society

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce one of the most important philanthropic donations in its 100 year history, which will benefit public collections across the UK for generations to come.

David Brian Smith, I'm In A Dancing Mood (detail), 2012, oil on herringbone linen, 180 x 150cm. Image courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery
Friday Dispatch 19 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: David Brian Smith, Goodwill and The Unknown Man, at Carl Freedman Gallery

Smith is a young British painter who currently has a solo show at Freedman’s new gallery space in Hoxton.

Clare Woods The Bad Neighbour 02110
Friday Dispatch 15 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Clare Woods, The Bad Neighbour, at Modern Art

Woods is a painter whom I much admire and I know many of you do too.

Thomas Houseago, Monumental Woman Reclining I (Pour), 2012. courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth London
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Thomas Houseago at Hauser & Wirth London

It has been hard to miss the somewhat meteoric rise of Thomas Houseago in recent years.

News 11 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Announcing the shortlist for the Annual Award for Museums 2012

The Annual Award Museums shortlist for 2012 – The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln with artist Oliver Laric – Leeds Art Gallery with artist Alice Channer – Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery with Kettle’s Yard with artist Juliette Blightman The winner of this year’s Annual Award will be announced at the Annual Award Reception held on 19 November 2012.

News 9 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Announcing The Annual Award for Museums 2012

Annual Award for Shortlisted Museums 2012 The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln with artist Oliver Laric Leeds Art Gallerywith artist Alice Channer Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery with Kettle’s Yardwith artist Juliette Blightman

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