Recent Acquisitions

Samson Kambalu, 'Moses (Burning Bush)', 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry.
Recent Acquisitions 24 Sep 2020 By Christine Takengny

The CAS acquires a film by Samson Kambalu for Bury Art Gallery, injecting a new medium into the museum’s collection of landscape works

Influenced by Situationism, Western philosophical thought, silent film, and by spiritual rituals practiced in South-East Africa, Samson Kambalu embraces the subversive potential of non-productive time, the gift economy and the notion of playing.

Rina Banerjee, 'In turmeric Yellow, another world apart from ours, bathed in humans as resources, natural riches seated in natures warm throne, golden and delicious, encrusted in sugary plants and rambunctious animals waited, watched when small factories tired in the business of making money could not make me a mango' (2020). Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 26 Aug 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires a work on paper inspired by ancient Asian art by Rina Banerjee for The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

Kaye Donachie, Monotonous Remorse, (2019). @ Kaye Donachie. Courtesy of the artist and Maureen Paley, London / Hove
Recent Acquisitions 30 Jul 2020 By Christine Takengny

The CAS acquires an evocative painting by Kaye Donachie for the Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Barbara Walker, I was there V, 2019. Courtesy of the artist and Cristea Roberts Gallery
Recent Acquisitions 26 Jun 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires two works on paper by Barbara Walker and a painting by Joy Gerrard for the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Lubna Chowdhary, Certain Times XXIV, 2019. Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 27 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires a ceramic tableau by Lubna Chowdhary for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery through the Jackson Tang Ceramic Award

John Akomfrah, Untitled (2016). Image courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 28 Apr 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires an evocative photograph by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection

Chantal Joffe, 'Bella in a Vest', 2016. © Chantal Joffe Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro
Recent Acquisitions 24 Mar 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS helps acquire a candid portrait of a girl by Chantal Joffe for the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Elvira Bach, Untitled, 1982 . Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 26 Feb 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires four early works by Neo-Expressionist artist Elvira Bach for the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Steven Claydon, ‘(Joanna) The Concealment and the Showing Forth’, 2010. Donated to Hepworth Wakefield through a Special Partnership between Henry Moore Foundation and the Contemporary Art Society, supported by Cathy Wills
Recent Acquisitions 11 Feb 2020 By Marcus Crofton

CAS acquires sculptures by Steven Claydon, Michael Dean and Magali Reus for The Hepworth Wakefield in a special partnership with the Henry Moore Foundation, supported by Cathy Wills

Mark Titchner, ‘Love and Work’, 2012. Courtesy the artist
Recent Acquisitions 30 Jan 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires a carved wooden piece by Mark Titchner for Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Karla Black, 'Results Past', 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 20 Dec 2019 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires suspended sculpture by Karla Black for Aberdeen Art Gallery

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