Zadie Xa, Long ago when tigers smoked, 2020. Photo Credit: Dom Moore
Friday Dispatch 8 Apr 2022 By CAS Team

Zadie Xa: Long ago when tigers smoked

Friday Dispatch 08/04Zadie Xa: Long ago when tigers smokedThe Box, Tavistock Place,Plymouth Plymouth’s new museum, The Box, emerged from its three year capital project in the September 2020. Extensively reimagined,…

Stephen White & Co. Courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 31 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Dorothy Cross: Damascus Rose

Friday Dispatch 01 April 2022Dorothy Cross: Damascus RoseFrith Street GalleryGolden Square Dorothy Cross is known for her sculptures, films and photographs that examine the relationships between the natural and the…

Amie Siegel Bloodlines 2022 © Amie Siegel
CAS Recommends 30 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

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Amie Siegel’s film installation is being premiered at the National Galleries of Scotland. Danum Gallery, Library and Museum is showing a selection of Arts Council collection works by, amongst others, Eduardo Paolozzi, Augustus…

Wineglasses (1969), Caulfield, Patrick (1936 - 2005)
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Making Connections at Doncaster

A new location for Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, now called the Danum Gallery, Library and Museum – after Doncaster’s Roman name – opened to the public in May 2021,…

Art Consultancy By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy included in City of London report: ‘Creatives for London’

CASC were jointly appointed by City of London and Hawkins\Brown to work with the collaborative design team transforming the public realm around Smithfield, starting in 2020. Together, we developed an…

Quentin Bell, Fulham pottery plate (1980s), painted, 26 cm
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23 CAS donated works showcased at York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery has opened the second leg of the exhibition Beyond Bloomsbury: Life, Love, and Legacy, 4 March – 5 June 2022, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery,…

Tenacity Serves the Warrior Well
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Contemporary Art Society has acquired two paintings by Charmaine Watkiss for Abbot Hall, Lakeland Arts.

“Having my works acquired by the Contemporary Art Society for placement at Abbot Hall affirms that as an artist my work has a wider cultural value. I am pleased that…

Steph Huang: Everything and Nothing Installation // mother's tankstation
Friday Dispatch 24 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Steph Huang: Everything and Nothing

Friday Dispatch 25 March 2022 Steph Huang: Everything and Nothing mother’s tankstation The question of what is home, rather than where, is one that Steph Huang probes in her first…

Photo credit: Edmund Clark // Pictures for Purpose
CAS News 23 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Support for Ukraine 🇺🇦

In light of the recent humanitarian crisis, the CAS would like to direct your attention to the work of several visual arts organisations who have created valuable initiatives to raise…

Ali Cherri, Photograph: National Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 18 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

National Gallery, Ali Cherri’s If you prick us, do we not bleed?

Ali Cherri is the second artist in residence at the National Gallery, completing his time there with this display, just as we enter the third year of the pandemic, and while the world watches in horror as Ukraine defends itself against a brutal Russian invasion.

Image credit: Eddie Otchere
CAS News 16 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Glenn Brown, CBE hosts unique fundraising event for the Contemporary Art Society, raising over £130,000 at the inaugural event at the new Brown Collection.

Internationally renowned artist Glenn Brown hosted an elegant and beautiful fundraising evening at his new museum space in Marylebone; the Brown Collection with a starry committee and guest list including:

Courtesy of Austin/Desmond Fine Art in collaboration with l’étrangère
Friday Dispatch 11 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Fragile at Austin/Desmond Fine Art in collaboration with l’étrangère, London

The multi-voice exhibition Fragile sheds a view on how female artists reflect on the roles that women traditionally have played often supporting men to fulfil their ambitions.

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