CAS Recommends: February - March 2012
Friday Dispatch 8 Mar 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Andy Holden at Cubitt

Andy Holden has attracted critical attention for an introspective and encyclopaedic practice

News 1 Mar 2012 By teamcas

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 28 Feb 2012 By teamcas

CAS Recommends: February – March 2012

CAS Recommends ten public or non-profit exhibitions in the UK

Elizabeth Price, Choir (Part 1 & 2), 2011, HD Video, 9 min 5 sec, courtesy the artist and MOT International
Artist to Watch 23 Feb 2012 By teamcas

Elizabeth Price

The work of Elizabeth Price constructs a universe in which humans are known only by the objects they leave behind.

Hobson's Choice: Saskie Olde Welbers
Friday Dispatch 17 Feb 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Saskia Olde Wolbers

Pareidolia refers to the tendency in human perception to discover meaning in random structures

Image: Renee So, Bellarmine VIII, 2012, ceramic, 50 x 42.5 x 18 cm. Courtesy Kate MacGarry, London.
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Renee So at Kate MacGarry

There is something very human about Renee So’s collection of works.

Hobson's Choice: Paloma Varga Weisz at Sadie Coles
Friday Dispatch 13 Feb 2012 By teamcas

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

News By teamcas

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
Friday Dispatch 2 Feb 2012 By teamcas

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.

Artist to Watch 27 Jan 2012 By teamcas

Christina Mackie

We are delighted to announce an exciting new benefit for Contemporary Art Society members.

Hobson's Choice: Caroline Achaintre at Arcade
Friday Dispatch 26 Jan 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Caroline Achaintre at Arcade

Arcade has just opened its second exhibition by Caroline Achaintre with the wonderfully onomatopoeic title ‘Trip-Dip’.

Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Selma Makela at PEER

I have been an admirer of the work of Selma Makela since her last show at PEER in 2008

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