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Malene Hartmann Rasmussen. Courtesy of Duncan Wright.
Artist to Watch 26 Nov 2020 By Marcus Crofton

Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

The CAS has acquired works by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen for Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and the Harris Museum in Preston. Here we visit the ceramicist in her studio and…

Hepworth Wakefield. Photographer: Iwan Baan
Art Consultancy By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy delivering Public Art Framework for Wakefield

The Framework will provide a road map for the delivery of best practice art commissioning in the UK’s home of sculpture.

Image: Simon Ling, Untitled, 2018. Presented to Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales by the Contemporary Art Society, with additional support from the Knapping Fund and the Derek Williams Trust. © the artist, courtesy greengrassi
Recent Acquisitions 25 Nov 2020 By Jessica Lowe-Mbirimi

The CAS acquires two large-scale works by painter Simon Ling for Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum of Wales

Ling practices en plain air painting, depicting small areas of landscape on a monumental scale.

Sunil Gupta, Untitled #7, 2008, from the series The New Pre-Raphaelites. Courtesy the artist and Hales Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery and Vadehra Art Gallery © Sunil Gupta. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020
Friday Dispatch 20 Nov 2020 By Caroline Douglas

‘Sunil Gupta: From Here to Eternity’ at The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Sunil Gupta’s work communicates the political through the personal in a way that brings home the reality of everyday activism lived by so many gay men and women for decades. It is a complex story, told here with quiet urgency.

John Riddy. Courtesy of the artist.
CAS News 18 Nov 2020 By Caroline Douglas

A conversation with artist John Riddy at the exhibition ‘Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives’ at Pitzhanger Manor

An extraordinary juxtaposition of John Riddy’s photographs with William Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’ has been created for the exhibition in West London.

Daphne Ahlers – Depressions, installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Sundy, London.
Friday Dispatch 13 Nov 2020 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Daphne Ahlers: Depressions at Sundy, London

This exhibition by Berlin-based Ahlers plays with associations, assumptions and disguises, centring on gender and its social construct

Installation view of Coco Crampton: Domestic Wears at Belmacz. Images courtesy of Belmacz.
Friday Dispatch 6 Nov 2020 By Christine Takengny

Coco Crampton: Domestic Wears at Belmacz, London

Her bold experimenting with various textures and materials makes her sculptural language unique. This exquisite Gesamtkunstwerk at Belmacz positively demands to be seen.

Christina Quarles, Pried/Prayed (Hard Rain Gon' Come), 2020. Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias, London. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen Studio
Friday Dispatch 30 Oct 2020 By Caroline Douglas

Christina Quarles: I won’t fear Tumbling or Falling/If we’ll be joined in another world at Pilar Corrias, London

These are paintings that make you work hard, but prove the limitless versatility of the medium to radically shift with the times.

Jadé Fadojutimi, Ob-sess(h)-ion, 2020. Image courtesy the artist and Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London © Jadé  Fadojutimi, 2020. Photo: Mark Blower
CAS Recommends 29 Oct 2020 By CAS Team

November 2020

Pallant House Gallery will be exploring the influence of international modernism and Marcel Duchamp on the work of Richard Hamilton from 25 November. In London, Tate Modern presents the first major…

Claire Hooper, Untitled, 2020. Photography: Andy Keate
Art Consultancy By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy delivers three new site-specific commissions for Private Equity client

CAS Consultancy has developed the company’s contemporary art collection since 2013 and has been working with contemporary artists to create a series of bold, site specific responses to the office, its people and the ethos of the business.

Eleanor Lakelin
Artist to Watch By Marcus Crofton

Eleanor Lakelin

We visit Eleanor in her Deptford studio to discuss how her practice is evolving and her CAS commission for Reading Museum: a sculpture commemorating Oscar Wilde through our Rapid Response Fund.

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