SYSTEMS (2010)

The evening was a huge success raising a gross profit of £240,000 which will enable the Contemporary Art Society to continue to buy significant new works for public collections in the UK where they will be enjoyed by audiences of millions.

The evening showcased newly commissioned and generously donated work in response to the idea of SYSTEMS by a range of high profile and acclaimed artists like Michael Craig Martin, Jim Lambie and Keith Tyson, through to a younger generation of artists garnering national and international attention.

Over the past century, the Contemporary Art Society has established an unrivalled track record of identifying the artists of tomorrow and purchasing ‘ahead of the curve’ for public collections. Our annual fundraising auction offers a unique opportunity to purchase works by artists who are attracting international critical acclaim but are not yet known beyond art world insiders.

To view the SYSTEMS catalogue (pdf) click here

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

Markus Amm
Alice Channer
Mat Collishaw
Michael Craig Martin
Shezad Dawood
Michael Dean
Lucile Desamory
Aleana Egan
Martino Gamper
Dryden Goodwin
Alexander Heim
Marine Hugonnier
James Ireland
Pil & Galia Kollectiv
Jim Lambie
Manuela Leinhoss
Hew Locke
David Musgrave
Rosalind Nashashibi
David Noonan
Katie Paterson
Olivia Plender
Ruth Proctor
Clunie Reid
Lili Reynaud-Dewar
Karin Ruggaber
Conrad Shawcross
Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan
Keith Tyson
Gary Webb
Nicole Wermers
Terry Winters
Douglas White
Maximilian Zentz Zlomovitz

SYSTEMS Committee:
Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian, Claire Bailey, Myriam Blundell, Philippa Bradley, Florence Eid, Sarah Elson, Tania Fares, Linda Grosse, Jenny Halpern Prince, Susan Hayden, Paul Hobson, Fatima Maleki, Alison Myners (Chair), Valeria Napoleone, Midge Palley, Catherine Petitgas, Lilly Scarpetta, Ellen Shapiro, Mark Stephens, Angelica Theotokis, Jolana Vainio, Marie-Laure de Varennes de Bueil, Cathy Wills, Dina Wulfsohn, Anita Zabludowicz


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