Double your CHOOSE ART donation
For one week, from today until Wednesday 7th April, one of our inspiring donors will double every pound you give to the CHOOSE ART campaign. So, if you give £60…
The CAS donates two works by Rachel Jones to Pallant House Gallery and Towner Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has gifted two works by London based artist Rachel Jones to Pallant House Gallery, Chichester and to Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Jones works in the mediums…
Sir Alan Bowness CBE (1928-2021)
Sir Alan Bowness CBE (1928-2021), the renowned art historian, art critic, curator and museum director sadly died on 1 March 2021 aged 93. Educated at University College School, Hampstead, Downing…
The CAS launches a new crowdfunding campaign to help save the UK art scene
The CHOOSE ART campaign partners with the iconic fashion designer and campaigner Katharine Hamnett to support artists and museums through the current crisis
The CAS donates porcelain coffee pots by Haitian artist Morel Doucet to The Box, Plymouth
Acquired through the Omega Fund for ceramics, these two Rococo porcelain coffee pots are a metaphor to address the fragility and vulnerability of the African American and Caribbean communities.
Screen Life – Thomas J Price
We chat to Thomas J Price about the the importance of representation on-screen and how the likes of ‘Bridgerton’ has pushed the door open for a more positive future.
Screen Life – Jane & Louise Wilson
The artist-duo pick out some key scenes in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe and Luca Guadagnino’s We Are Who We Are that make them such astounding pieces of work, as well as explaining why Derek Jarman is the filmmaker to get us through lockdown.
The CAS presents five works on paper by South African artist Lisa Brice to The Whitworth, Manchester
A gift through the Holly Peterson Foundation, the works show captivating feminine figures in cobalt blue.
Ali Cherri announced as 2021 National Gallery Artist in Residence, in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Society
Ali Cherri, a Beirut-born artist whose work is inspired by artefacts and the natural world, is the National Gallery’s new Artist in Residence for 2021. The award is a collaboration with…
Screen Life – Jeremy Deller
Jeremy Deller takes us through some of his screen highlights
A Holiday message from the CAS
I hope we will be able to look back on 2020 as a moment when, as an organisation, as a community, we saw clearly what our role could be, and translated that into immediate action.