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Lucy Skaer, 'Me, Me, Me, Me', 2012. Resin, celluloid film, 23.5 x 15.5 x 4 cm each. Courtesy Peter Freeman, Inc. New York / Paris © Lucy Skaer. Photo credit: Cadre en Seine Choi
Recent Acquisitions 30 Aug 2018 By Team

The CAS acquires a pair of characteristic lozenges by Lucy Skaer for Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sections of film – the passage of time made manifest – have been physically sealed by Skaer’s manipulation of “traditional” sculpture.

War Requiem performance at the Royal College of Music. Photo by Chris Christodoulou
Art Consultancy 29 Aug 2018 By teamcas

CAS Consultancy gears up for the start of the academic year with projects for the University of Cambridge and the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is seeking a major public-facing work for the entrance to its new museum and recital space.

Zoya Siddiqui, ‘Geology of a Home’, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch By Christine Takengny

Zoya Siddiqui

Living and working outside her birthplace Lahore (Pakistan) for the past few years, her multi-media work explores questions that relate to spatial distance, memory and longing.

Barbara Kruger, 'Untitled (Not Ugly Enough)', 1997. On show as part of 'Herstory: Women Artists from the Collection of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo', Touchstones Rochdale, 28 July – 29 September 2018.
CAS Recommends 26 Jul 2018 By Marcus Crofton

August 2018

International art collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo will be showing a fantastic selection of female arts from her vast collection at Touchstones Rochdale. A must-see, particularly since Caroline Achaintre is showing…

Rebecca Ackroyd, The Mulch (installation view) at Peres Projects, Berlin. Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin. Photographer: Matthias Kolb
Artist to Watch By Charlotte dos Santos

Rebecca Ackroyd

Ackroyd deals with personal memories of home while questioning what it means to be a British female in the 21st century.

Fox Talbot's Articles of Glass (all that are left), 2017. Courtesy Cornelia Parker and Alan Cristea Gallery, London. © Cornelia Parker 2017
Recent Acquisitions 25 Jul 2018 By Charlotte dos Santos

The CAS acquires a set of nine polymer photogravure etchings by Cornelia Parker for Cartwright Hall, Bradford

Parker has developed a new technique in the development of printmaking for this series, which joins the museum’s impressive print collection that goes back over a hundred years.

Installation view, Cindy Sherman, Sprüth Magers, London, 5 June - 1 September 2018. Courtesy Sprüth Magers. Photography by Voytek Ketz
Friday Dispatch 20 Jul 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Cindy Sherman at Sprüth Magers, London

In the global village of the art world, Cindy Sherman is a national treasure, and in this latest series of works she returns to the movie star, this time with the full pathos of age.

Guy Oliver, And You Thought I Was Bad? (Nixon T-shirt), 2018. Silkscreen on fabric T-shirt, frame. Courtesy the artist and Zabludowicz Collection. Photo Tim Bowditch.
Friday Dispatch 13 Jul 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Zabludowicz Collection Invites: Guy Oliver

Whether you are out marching today, or simply watching with dismay at the unfolding events, here is an instance of art and life coinciding. To quote the American artist Sam Durrant: “If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention”.

Prem Sahib in Vauxhall Park. Photo: Thierry Bal, Courtesy Art Night 2018 and the artist
CAS News 6 Jul 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Contemporary Art Society and Art Night co-commission artist Prem Sahib to create pavilion in Vauxhall Park

Two works will subsequently be donated to Tate, the first work by the artist to enter a UK museum collection

Image: Candida Höfer, Zoologischer Garten Paris II, 1997 © Candida Höfer / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn and DACS, London 2018
Friday Dispatch By Ilaria Puri Purini

A Postcard from Margate

More established artists have also moved here, notably painter Sophie von Hellermann, who benefited from more space and also the northern light, that same light that fascinated the romantic painter J. M. W. Turner 230 years ago.

Installation view of 'Glenn Brown: Fantasy Landscapes, Portraits and Beasts' at the Laing Art Gallery. Photographer: Jack Cornish.
Friday Dispatch 29 Jun 2018 By Caroline Douglas

Glenn Brown: Fantasy Landscapes, Portraits and Beasts

So rich in images and ideas is this new show at the Laing in Newcastle that it is hard to know where to jump in. Glenn Brown was given total…

Ad Minoliti, Cyberselvas, 2017, acrylic and print on canvas, 582 x 193 cm, exhibition view at Art Basel Miami Beach, Nova. Courtesy Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris - Image copyright Silvia Rios
Artist to Watch 26 Jun 2018 By Charlotte dos Santos

Ad Minoliti

One may think of works of twentieth century European abstract artists like Alexander Calder or Joan Miró, however, Minoliti uses shapes in a more symbolic sense than complete abstraction.

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