Fundraising Gala

The Contemporary Art Society organises a major annual fundraising gala which raises vital funds to purchase new works for museums in the UK.  Our auctions offer guests an unrivalled opportunity to purchase works by internationally renowned artists, as well as artists attracting international critical acclaim who may not be known beyond art world insiders.

Kaleidoscope, Annual Fundraiser 2015

Kaleidoscopean art auction, dinner and party held on Tuesday 24 March 2015 at Old Billingsgate, London, hosted by Christopher Jonas, Chairman and Caroline Douglas, Director, Contemporary Art Society.

Alice Channer, Roger Hiorns, Conrad Shawcross, Phoebe Unwin, Mark Wallinger, Richard Wentworth, Jane & Louise Wilson, Rose Wylie, Artist Ambassadors.

Roksanda Ilincic, Honorary Chair.

All funds raised from this event will benefit the charitable mission of the Contemporary Art Society to purchase new works of contemporary art for UK public collections.

View the Kaleidoscope catalogue online or download as a pdf (2.8MB).

Auction Artworks by:
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou
Salvatore Arancio
Jyll Bradley
Steven Claydon
Stuart Cumberland
Shezad Dawood
Ida Ekblad
Peter Fraser
Simon Fujiwara
Richard Gasper
Lothar Götz
Antony Gormley
Anne Hardy
Eloise Hawser
Raphael Hefti
John Hilliard
Lubaina Himid
Mark Hix at Mat Collishaw
Roksanda Ilincic
Marlborough Contemporary
Nathaniel Mellors
Mark Neville
Djordje Ozbolt
St Paul de Vence
Amalia Pica
Clunie Reid
George Shaw
Lucy Skaer
Sebastian Stöhrer
Margo Trushina
Lorenzo Vitturi
Edmund de Waal
William Wegman
Jesse Wine
Richard Woods
Young Patronage
Martin Creed

Kaleidoscope Committee:
Diane Abela
Philippa Bradley
Liz Bauza
Daniela Colaiacovo
Sophie Diedrichs-Cox
Sarah Elson
Livia Firth
Linda Keyte (co-chair)
Audrey Klein
Martina Klemmer
Anna Lapshina
Suling Mead, Valeria Napoleone
Flavia Nespatti
Veronique Parke (co-chair)
Dasha Shenkman
Dana Sheves
Cathy Wills
Dina Wulfsohn
Anita Zabludowicz
Jill Zarzycki

Junior Committee Co-Chairs:
Nicola Blake and Irem Gunay

For further details on this event please contact Dida Tait, Head of Development & External Relations on +44 (0)20 7017 8414 or email


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