Installation view of Walter Price, Pearl Lines, 2021. Image: Rob Harris
Friday Dispatch 11 Jun 2021 By Caroline Douglas

Walter Price: Pearl Lines at Camden Art Centre, London

All the works here are dated 2020, made during the lockdowns of last year, when the artist chose to work only with the materials he had in his studio at the time.

Madelynn Green, The Kitchen, 2018. Courtesy the artist
Friday Dispatch 28 May 2021 By Jessica Lowe-Mbirimi

homeplace at V.O Curations, London

Homeplace embodies the framework of Black domesticity as a starting point, but extends to a multivocal lens over the diversity of Artists and perspectives in the exhibition.

Tania Kovats, HIVE, 2021. Photographer: Jo Underhill
Art Consultancy 26 May 2021 By CAS Team

Tania Kovats’ environmentally-driven HIVE begins its life

Informed by the work that takes place at Babraham, HIVE consits of more than 250 concrete hexagons that sit in an integrated landscape designed to attract solitary bees and other pollinating insects.

Goshka Macuga, Make Tofu Not War, 2018. Presented to Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery with support from the Art Fund, Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Contemporary Art Society, 2019/20
Recent Acquisitions By Jessica Lowe-Mbirimi

The CAS supports the donation of a provocative 3D tapestry by Goshka Macuga to Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

‘Make Tofu Not War’ is rich in layered narratives, associations and references, from environmental catastrophe to debates on personhood.

Olafur Eliasson, The forked forest path, 1998. Donated to Towner Eastbourne through the Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme with Lottery funding from Arts Council England, 2004. Photo: Antony Carr
CAS Recommends By Marcus Crofton

June 2021

Lots of art donated by the CAS are on display in museums across the UK this month, including important works by Olafur Eliasson and John Akomfrah

Shara Hughes, Hard Hats, 2021. Image courtesy the artist and Pilar Corrias
Friday Dispatch 21 May 2021 By Christine Takengny

Shara Hughes at the Garden Museum, London, in partnership with Pilar Corrias

In this quiet space Hughes’s monumental painting invite us to confront ourselves with our own feelings and solace in nature in these unpredictable times.

Alberta Whittle, Palaver, 2019 Mixed media with cowrie shells, bronze tongue, cow jaw bones and hoodie, Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Copperfield.
Friday Dispatch 14 May 2021 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Here Be Dragons, a Reprise at Copperfield, London

The title of the show refers to the medieval practice of depicting dragons on unfamiliar areas of maps, as a reference to perspective bias and the need to unlearn colonial attitudes

Mark Titchner, Please Believe These Days Will Pass II 2020. Photographer: Jack Arts
Art Consultancy 12 May 2021 By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy Art & Law podcasts

Hosted by lawyer Dominic Muller, this is series of podcasts exploring legal issues in the art world

Felix De Clercq: Jusqu‘au Rhin, installation view. Photographer: Marcus J. Leith, courtesy of greengrassi, London
Friday Dispatch 7 May 2021 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Jennifer Steinkamp | Stefano Arienti | Felix De Clercq at greengrassi, London

There are three artists presented in greengrassi’s latest exhibition, all working in very different ways but brought together by their subject matter: the natural world.

Alice Channer, ‘Biolith’, 2021. © Stephen White & Co. Courtesy the artist and Large Glass, London
Friday Dispatch 29 Apr 2021 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Alice Channer: Megaflora at Large Glass, London

Alice Channer’s new exhibition Megaflora shows sculptures that revel in the complexities and processes of the natural world

Rosie Hastings & Hannah Quinlan, ‘They will flee like chaff scattered by the wind or like dust whirling before a storm’, 2020 (detail). Presented to The Box, Plymouth by the Contemporary Art Society with the support of The Box, 2020/21
Recent Acquisitions 28 Apr 2021 By CAS Team

The CAS donates a film and work on paper by Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings to The Box, Plymouth

The artists are a multidisciplinary artist duo, interrogating the iconography of queer culture through sound, moving image, live events and, incredibly skilful drawings.

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