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Paul Maheke, 'Seeking after the fully grown dancer *deep within*' as part of 'Habits of Care' at the Blackwood Gallery, Toronto. images: Henry Chan, 2017
Artist to Watch 20 Dec 2017 By Charlotte dos Santos

Paul Maheke

Through performance and installation, Maheke uses cool and visceral presentations of his body to explore cultural identity, sexuality and gender.

Marco Compagnoni
Press Releases 15 Dec 2017 By Marcus Crofton

Contemporary Art Society announces new Chair of Trustees

The charity’s Trustees have appointed Marco Compagnoni as the Chair of the Board of Trustees. He will take up the post formally in January 2018.

Omer Fast, 5000 Feet is the Best, 2011. Film still, single channel projection (30 mins). © Omer Fast
Friday Dispatch 8 Dec 2017 By Christine Takengny

‘Age of Terror: Art since 9/11’ at Imperial War Museum London

A chilling reminder of how the political, social and cultural aftershocks of 9/11 continue to reverberate around the world more than 16 years later, the ‘War on Terror’ seemingly infiltrating every area of our lives.

Installation view of Untitled (City Plan). Photograph by Jason Hynes, courtesy of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.
Friday Dispatch 1 Dec 2017 By Ali MacGilp

The Housing Crisis at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

A timelier subject for an exhibition than our current housing crisis would be hard to imagine.

Rose Wylie, Pink Skater (Will I Win Will I Win), 2015. Oil on Canvas, 208 x 329 cm. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, London, Photograph: Soon-Hak Kwon
CAS Recommends 30 Nov 2017 By Marcus Crofton

December 2017

The sensational story of Rose Wylie’s late-blooming success has now been repeated ad nauseam, so it may come as a surprise that she is only now having her first major…

Hans Rosenström, In Dependent Structures, 2012
Artist to Watch By Ali MacGilp

Hans Rosenström

Rosentröm is a Finnish artist recognised internationally for his site-specific spatial installations using sound, exploring how we relate to each other as human beings.

Assemble, 'Granby Workshop, First Collection: Products and Process', 2015. Mixed media, Dimensions variable. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society through the Omega Fund with the support of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, 2016/17
Recent Acquisitions By Franka Blok

Products from Assemble’s Turner Prize-winning project acquired for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

All were produced using local materials in Granby Workshop, a community project based in Liverpool’s Toxteth area.

Juno Calypso, The Honeymoon Seaweed Wrap, 2015
Offers 29 Nov 2017 By Team

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Pascal Hachem, back to square one, 2017. Irons, flour, metal structure, step motor and electrical board. Photograph by Andy Stagg, courtesy of The Mosaic Rooms.
Friday Dispatch 17 Nov 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Pascal Hachem at The Mosaic Rooms and Fatma Bucak at Pi Artworks

Although rooted in a Middle-Eastern context, both exhibitions resonate strongly in what feels like a divided and febrile Britain.

Image: Installation view of Women to Watch UK: Metal at Phillips, 14 - 21 November 2017. Courtesy of Phillips.
Friday Dispatch 10 Nov 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Women to Watch UK: Metal at Phillips London

A great opportunity to see some very substantial work by artists one does not often see in such a prominent space in central London.

Catherine Opie, David, 2017 (Detail). © Catherine Opie, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 3 Nov 2017 By Christine Takengny

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes at Thomas Dane Gallery

Only when we take time to slow down and immerse ourselves into the intimate studies of her friends can we explore the vulnerability and intimacy of each sitter and the humanity of Opie’s subjects above all.

KwieKulik, Forma Otwarta -­ Gra na twarzy aktorki / Open Form -­ Game on an Actress’s Face, 1972. Video, colour, silent, 2 min 29 sec. © Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation
Friday Dispatch 27 Oct 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Everything we see could be otherwise (My sweet little lamb) at The Showroom, London

A timely show that invites us to look again at work produced on what were once considered the peripheries of the art world – Yugoslavia and the former Communist Bloc

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