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© 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

News By teamcas

Curatorial Fellowship Opportunity

Hosted by Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston Initiated by the Contemporary Art Society and Whitechapel Gallery, London As part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s ongoing programme to open up public and private collections to wider audiences, the Gallery presents a curatorial collaboration with the Contemporary Art Society.

G L Brierley, Fud, 2012, oil on wood, 46 x 53cm. Image courtesy the artist and CARSLAW St* Lukes
Friday Dispatch 8 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: G L Brierley at CARSLAW St* Lukes

G L Brierley is an intriguing young British painter who creates domestic scale and larger works that overtly allude to the history of painting.

Nowhere Less Now, Lindsay Seers, 2012. An Artangel commission. Image (one) courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch 5 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Lindsay Seers

Our Artist to Watch for October is British artist, Lindsay Seers. Her critically acclaimed commission by Artangel, Nowhere Less Now, is currently showing at the Tin Tabenacle in London until 21 October 2012.

News 26 Sep 2012 By teamcas

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society moves into new home designed by Carmody Groarke

August 2012   The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce that it has appointed award-winning architects Carmody Groarke to design its new home in Clerkenwell, London which will open…

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Michael Stanley (1975-2012)

The Contemporary Art Society is tremendously saddened to hear the news of the premature death of Michael Stanley at the age of 37. Michael was one of our most talented…

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