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Photograph of Ladi Kwali taken by W.A. Ismay. Image courtesy of York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
Friday Dispatch 4 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Body Vessel Clay at Two Temple Place, London

The works exhibited stand as a powerful insight into the manifold possibilities of clay and its emotional qualities.

Installation views: ‘Holly Hendry: Fatty Acids’, solo exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery (2022). Copyright Holly Hendry. Courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Photo by Mark Blower.
Friday Dispatch 25 Feb 2022 By CAS Team

Holly Hendry: Fatty Acids at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

Repetition and mechanical reproduction are invoked at every turn here:  a form of ‘semantic satiation’, whereby endless recital of a word eventually renders its subject absurd or meaningless.

Bedwyr Williams
CAS News 24 Feb 2022 By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy is working with Bedwyr Williams on new commissions for Wales and the Republic of Ireland

CAS Consultancy is delighted to share its latest collaboration with artist Bedwyr Williams. Bedwyr will be appearing at the St David’s Cathedral Festival on 28 May to introduce his new…

Two Cubes (2018) Hand Embroidery, cotton on wool. Each cube 5 x 5 x 5cm Vitrine/Cover  - museum grade UV Perspex Base – Painted birch plywood. Display – Steel rod and plywood 20 (d) x 20 (w) x 30 (h) cm
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The CAS has recently acquired two works by Richard McVetis for Huddersfield Art Gallery

Richard McVetis is an artist based in London whose practice is deeply rooted in process and habitual ritual making. For over a decade he has been using hand embroidery to…

Francis Bacon, Figure Study II, 1946. Courtesy of Huddersfield Art Gallery.
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CAS Acquisition ‘Figure Study II’, 1946, by Francis Bacon, now on show at the Royal Academy

In the early months of 1946, Colin Anderson, the enlightened patron of artists and renowned generous supplier of ‘cash for paints’, purchased Figure Study II by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) from…

Jananne Al-Ani, Timelines, 2022, Panoramic Video Installation, 9 minutes 7 seconds. © Jananne Al-Ani. Installation view. Photo by Rob Harris.
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The Towner Eastbourne will be showing works by Jananne Al-Ani – a London-based, Iraqi-born artist working with photography, film and video. In Timelines, an ambitious new moving image work, Al-Ani reveals a…

Noémie Goudal, Untitled (Giant Phoenix), 2022 - detail. Courtesy of the artist and Edel Assanti, London.
Friday Dispatch 18 Feb 2022 By CAS Team

Noémie Goudal ‘Post Atlantica’ at Edel Assanti, London

The artist is internationally known for her spatial interventions that result in mysterious films, surreal photographic landscapes and monumental sculptural installations that play with the boundaries between real and constructed images.

Photo by Stuart Whipps. Courtesy of Wolverhapton Council and artist Caroline Walker.
Friday Dispatch 11 Feb 2022 By CAS Team

British Art Show 9 Wolverhampton

The British Art Show is held every five years in four different cities in the UK, to “celebrate the vitality of recent art made in Britain”. This year BAS9 started in Aberdeen in the autumn, arrived recently in Wolverhampton and will then travel further to Manchester and Plymouth.

Mike Nelson, The Book of Spells, (a speculative fiction), 2022, detail. Courtesy of the artist and Matt’s Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 4 Feb 2022 By Caroline Douglas

Mike Nelson: The Book of Spells (a speculative fiction) at Matt’s Gallery, London

The Book of Spells transports the viewer back and forth in time as well as geographies: like spirits circling the earth, it is impossible not to conjure up memories of places we have visited, all the while revisiting the ghosts of our earlier selves.

Glenn Brown. Photo: Edgar Laguinia
CAS News 1 Feb 2022 By Marcus Crofton

Internationally renowned artist Glenn Brown to host unique fundraising event for the Contemporary Art Society

A special seated dinner with the artist will be catered by up-and-coming chef Blo Deady

Minerva Cuevas in front of her work 'The Enterprise', 2021. Styrofoam, MDF, wall paint. Copyright: the artist, photo: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/Marc Weber
Friday Dispatch 28 Jan 2022 By Christine Takengny

Minerva Cuevas: The Enterprise at Museum Ludwig, Cologne

This work is a logical continuation of the themes and approaches that Cuevas has engaged with over the past two decades.

Alberta Whittle, Mammmmmmmmywata Presents Life Solutions International, 2016. Image courtesy the artist and Copperfield Gallery
Recent Acquisitions 25 Jan 2022 By CAS Team

The CAS acquires video and digital collages by Alberta Whittle for The Atkinson in Southport

Whittle will represent Scotland at the 59th Biennale di Venezia in 2022 and her work aims to unsettle people from their positions of privilege and passivity to elicit collective care and compassion.

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