Gothic (2009)

Gothic was the first of a number of special events in 2009 and 2010 to mark the Centenary of the Contemporary Art Society. Around 30 artists and galleries generously donated works celebrating the ‘gothic sensibility in contemporary art’, for a unique installation in the vast, atmospheric vaults next to London Bridge.

Following a private view of the exhibition and a gothic banquet, the works were sold by auction to help the Contemporary Art Society buy works for public collections in the UK.

To view the Gothic catalogue (pdf) click here

Full list of artists featured in Gothic (click on artist name to view individual catalogue page)

James Aldridge
Artists Anonymous
Diann Bauer
Anver Ben Gal
Anna Bjerger
Chris Bucklow
Jake & Dinos Chapman
Ruth Claxton
Tessa Farmer
Rachel Goodyear
Damien Hirst
Andreas Hofer
Rebecca Horn
Shirazeh Houzhiary
Chantal Joffe
Dorota Jurczak
Idris Khan
Anselm Kiefer
Henry Krokastis
Kate MccGwire
Cathy de Monchaux
Gosha Ostretsov
Cornelia Parker
Grayson Perry
Grayson Perry
Paula Rego
Veronica Smirnoff
Rebecca Stevenson
Suzanne Treister
Francis Upritchard
Ulla von Brandenburg
Jane & Louise Wilson
Masaki Yada

Gothic Committee:
Alison Myners (Chair), Tiqui Atencio-Demirdjian, Maria Baibakova, Myriam Blundell, Philippa Bradley, Ivor Braka, Patricia Chi, Angie Drake, Sarah Elson, Tania Fares, Linda Grosse, Jenny Halpern Prince, Susan Hayden, Paul Hobson, Fatima Maleki, Valeria Napoleone, Catherine Petitgas, Estefania Renaud, Lilly Scarpetta, Anthony Spira, Mark Stephens, David Tang, Angelica Pediconi Theotokis, Cathy Wills, Dina Wulfsohn, Anita Zabludowicz.

Gothic was kindly supported by Sotheby’s, Perrier Jouet, Blue Keld water, Janine Stone Design and Modern Activity.


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