CAS Annual Award Winner Elizabeth Price’s new work opens at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
The Daily Telegraph described the two-screen digital video as “the artwork of the year”
Hito Steyerl film acquired for GoMA, the first work by the artist to enter a UK Collection
Abstract (2012) commemorates a childhood friend of Steyerl’s who became a revolutionary and was killed in the Kurdish region of Turkey in 1998 when fighting for the PKK.
Contemporary British Masterpieces for our Collections: A New Scheme to Acquire Great Works
The Great Works scheme, generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation, aims to address the absence in museums across the UK of works by British contemporary artists who have established international reputations over the last 20 years.
Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough Win The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Sutcliffe and Eatough will create a film based on the first and last chapters of Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, premiering for the centenary of the author’s birth in 2017.
Ten Etchings by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Acquired for The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
Yiadom-Boakye’s edition of ten hard ground etchings was made to accompany her acclaimed exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery this summer and depict single black male figures wearing the ruff of feathers that has become a familiar motif in her work.
Contemporary Art Society to Create Unique Immersive Artist Experiences as Fundraising Initiative
The Artist’s Table will be a series of four bespoke artist curated experiences across the year, each hosted by an internationally recognised collector and an artist of their choice.
Shortlist announced for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Now in its seventh year, the prestigious £40,000 prize is one of the country’s highest value contemporary art awards.
Two Significant Films by Ben Rivers Acquired For Royal Pavilion & Museum, Brighton & Hove, and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
‘Ah, Liberty!’ (2008) and ‘Origin of The Species’ (2008) both capture contemplative portraits of individuals living at the margins of society.
Anonymous Dancers to take over the Internet for the £5,000 Aspen Online Art Award 2015
The performers’ movements will represent the actions we repeatedly use when we go to visit both online and physical sites
Commissioned Artworks by David Batchelor and Richard Wentworth Unveiled for the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
Since the initial conception for the capital project there has been a strong desire to incorporate the work of contemporary artists and both commissions have been managed and curated by the Contemporary Art Society