Films

Taking Up Space: Women Only Shows – A discussion
Films 30 Sep 2014

Taking Up Space: Women Only Shows – A Discussion (short edit)

An East London Fawcett Group Talk in partnership with the Contemporary Art Society and the Art Programme,Central Saint Martins.

Raphael Hefti in conversation with Filipa Ramos, still from film recording by This Is Tomorrow, 2014
Films 8 Sep 2014

Artist Talk – Raphael Hefti in conversation with Filipa Ramos

The artist Raphael Hefti was in conversation with curator and art critic Filipa Ramos at the Contemporary Art Society on 25 June 2014. At the intersection of art, science and…

Double Vision, special performances and events, held at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, 12 July 2014
Films 31 Jul 2014

Double Vision, special performances and events, held at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, 12 July 2014

Performances, screenings and installations throughout the Whitechapel Gallery celebrated the art of the magic lantern and the transition from still to moving image.

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Films 3 Jun 2014

Contemporary Art Society and Whitechapel Gallery Symposium: The Best is Not Too Good for You, 15 May 2014

Held at the Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery on Thursday 15 May 2014, 14.00 – 18.00. How do we ascribe value and meaning to objects in our everyday lives? Taking applied arts…

DISPLAYS Artist Talk – Three Women Painters: Phoebe Unwin, Clare Woods and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (15 May 2014)
Films 28 May 2014

DISPLAYS Artist Talk – Three Women Painters: Phoebe Unwin, Clare Woods and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (15 May 2014)

Phoebe Unwin, Clare Woods and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye talk with Contemporary Art Society director Caroline Douglas at the Contemporary Art Society on 15 May 2014. Showcasing new paintings we have recently purchased…

Simon Fujiwara in conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre, Head of Sculpture Studies, Henry Moore Institute, with introduction by Caroline Douglas, Director, Contemporary Art Society on 30 January 2014. Photo: Joe Plommer
Films 13 Feb 2014

DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Simon Fujiwara (30 January 2014)

Simon Fujiwara in conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre, Head of Sculpture Studies, Henry Moore Institute, with introduction by Caroline Douglas, Director, Contemporary Art Society on 30 January 2014.

Laure Prouvost discusses her work at the Contemporary Art Society as part of the DISPLAYS programme at 59 Central Street on 12 December 2013 (photo: Joe Plommer).
Films 13 Dec 2013

DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Laure Prouvost (12 December 2013)

Laure Prouvost discussed her work at the Contemporary Art Society on 12 December 2013.

Annual Award 2013 winners with Contemporary Art Society Director Caroline Douglas, Chairman Mark Stephens, and award presenter Mark Wallinger. Photo: Joe Plommer
Films 19 Nov 2013

Elizabeth Price wins the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

Elizabeth Price is the winner of the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013 with the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in partnership with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art).

Ann Elliott  and Marguerite Nugent discuss The Eric & Jean Cass Gift, 2013, photo: Joe Plommer
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Marguerite Nugent and Ann Elliott discuss The Eric & Jean Cass Gift

From 16 October – 22 November 2013, a selection of Pop works donated to Wolverhampton Art Gallery, West Midlands, from The Eric & Jean Cass Gift will be on display…

Eric and Jean Cass talk about the Niki de Saint-Phalle works they donated to Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow through the Contemporary Art Society.
Films 13 Nov 2013

The Eric & Jean Cass Gift – Niki de Saint-Phalle works donated to Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Eric and Jean Cass talk about the Niki de Saint-Phalle works they donated to Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow through the Contemporary Art Society. The Contemporary Art Society is delighted…

Films 30 Aug 2013

DISPLAYS Curator Talk: David Hockney (13 June 2013)

Curator Helen Stalker of the Whitworth Art Gallery discusses the pervading influence of A Rake’s Progress,  Thursday 13 June, 19.00 The Contemporary Art Society recently gifted David Hockney’s A Rake’s Progress (1961-3) to…

Ivan Seal, plemploted fowidead (2011), oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm. © the artist, courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery. Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, 2012
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DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Ivan Seal (19 April 2013)

Ivan Seal in conversation with Harriet Loffler of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Friday 19 April, 19.00 “We see memory as this expanding architecture, rooms which open out on rooms – it’s…

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