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Recent Acquisitions

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

Joffe creates disarmingly raw portraits, almost always depicting women and girls, and this work will join a collection particularly concerned with paintings of emotional effect and artists looking at transitions and identity.

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

Matthew Krishanu, Two Boys on a Boat, 2019. Photo: Peter Mallet
Recent Acquisitions 27 Nov 2019 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires three paintings by Matthew Krishanu for Huddersfield Art Gallery

Ayanda Mqakayi Nyanga East Cape Town 2011, from the series Faces and Phases, 2006-present. © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town/Johannesburg
Recent Acquisitions 30 Oct 2019 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires 11 portraits by Zanele Muholi for Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Alice Kettle, Odessey, 2003. Courtesy of the artist. Purchased through the Chipperfield Bequest Fund with support from the Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, the Contemporary Art Society and the Nerys Johnson Contemporary Art Fund.
Recent Acquisitions 26 Sep 2019 By Team

The CAS helps acquire a large textile work by Alice Kettle for Southampton City Art Gallery

Giulia Piscitelli, 'Christ Rescuing Saint Peter from Drowning', 2017. Gold leaf on paper, 75 x 112 x 3.8 cm. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 2018/19. Copyright the artist. Courtesy Galleria Fonti. Photo: Stephen White.
Recent Acquisitions 27 Aug 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires a work by Giulia Piscitelli concerned with life lost at sea for Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Vicki Ambery-Smith, ‘Birmingham City Ring’, 2019. Silver with red and yellow gold details, anodised niobium, titanium veneer, 6.1 cm x 4.6 cm x 2.4 cm. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society through the Omega Fund, 2018/19. © Vicki Ambery-Smith.
Recent Acquisitions 23 Jul 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires an exquisite silver ring by Vicki Ambery-Smith for Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Salvatore Arancio, Untitled, 2017. Glazed and unglazed ceramic, epoxy resin, 42 x 29 x 27 cm. Image courtesy the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 24 Jun 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires three works by Salvatore Arancio for the Harris Museum in Preston

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