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)
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…
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.
DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Laure Prouvost (12 December 2013)
Laure Prouvost discussed her work at the Contemporary Art Society on 12 December 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).
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…
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…
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…
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…
DISPLAYS Curator Talk: Phyllida Barlow (26 March 2013)
Curator Deborah Dean, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, discusses the work of Phyllida Barlow Thursday 26 March, 19.00 Phyllida Barlow is a central figure in the development of contemporary British sculpture….