Four portraits of “dolls” by Kate Davis donated to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Poverty-stricken children in the nineteenth century would stitch together discarded shoes, bones and fabric scraps to conjure what would somewhat resemble a little doll.
The CAS Collections Fund at Frieze London targets political geographies, borders and territories
The Contemporary Art Society’s Collections Fund at Frieze London this year will be purchasing a major work at the fair for Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne.
Jessica Warboys – Tremolo, at French Riviera
French Riviera has that almost unheard-of thing: a true spirit of experimentation and risk-taking
CAS Consultancy working with Gillian Wearing to deliver a monument to women’s suffrage in Parliament Square
The statue of the Suffragist leader Dame Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929) will be the first woman in the historic square
The Art World View – ABCs of Cultural Placemaking: Authenticity, Buy-in and Connectivity
Cultural placemaking has moved beyond a ‘nice to have’ and into pole position for ensuring economically viable, healthy, sustainable communities.
Tschabalala Self: Bodega Run, at Pilar Corrias
Tschabalala Self’s work is primarily concerned with the ethno-cultural stereotypes surrounding the Black body within contemporary culture, ‘Bodega Run’ at Pilar Corrias Gallery is Self’s first foray into installation.
Alison Wilding RA and Adam Kershaw selected to create a memorial to British victims of terrorism overseas
Managed by the CAS Consultancy for the DCMS, the memorial is composed of three elements: water, land and air, come together in the work which is titled ‘Still Water’.
The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work will be taking place at the Barbican Centre from 21 September.
Politically charged and focusing on themes of cultural heritage, Ting-Ting Cheng’s work has journeyed across the globe to obtain a marvellously international presence.
Specially commissioned ‘Sea Painting’ by Jessica Warboys acquired by the CAS for Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Warboy’s work strips the canvas from its frame and forces it into direct contact with the unforgiving elements of the windswept British landscape.
Theo Eshetu: The Slave Ship, at Tiwani Contemporary
The film is a hypnotic meditation on how the concept of free trade reinforces inequalities and injustices that seem to have their roots in the transatlantic slave trade.
The Towner Gallery’s new show explores how popular culture, and its vast compendium of imagery, words and materials has influenced recent contemporary art. Featured artists include Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Mark Leckey and John Stezaker.