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Artist-designed facemasks
CAS News 20 May 2020 By Marcus Crofton

Four top artists design custom facemasks to support the CAS’s new crowdfunding campaign to help emerging artists during the Covid-19 pandemic

Masks by David Shrigley, Eddie Peake, Linder and Yinka Shonibare MBE are available for a £35 donation to the fund

Nao Matsunaga. Photographer: Ben Boswell
Friday Dispatch 15 May 2020 By Caroline Douglas

#CASatHome, with Nao Matsunaga

Nao discusses how the lockdown has given him space to think, sharing homeschooling duties and some of his latest work.

Nashashibi/Skaer, ‘Our Magnolia’, 2009 (still). Image courtesy the artists and LUX
CAS News 13 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

#CASatHome: Our Magnolia (2009), by Nashashibi/Skaer

Our Magnolia takes a surreal landscape painting by Paul Nash as a starting point and develops this reference with a series of enigmatic associations that form the thread running through the film.

Anne Hardy, Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh), 2017. Photographer: Angus Mill
Friday Dispatch 8 May 2020 By CAS Team

#CASatHome, with Sarah Brown, Principal Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery

Brown talks about an installation by artist Anne Hardy that was co-commissioned by the CAS for Art Night in 2017 and gifted to the museum in 2018.

Mary Kelly, Antepartum, 1973
CAS News 6 May 2020 By CAS Team

Important early film by “the mother of all feminist artists” Mary Kelly donated to Brighton Art Gallery through the Valeria Napoleone XX Contemporary Art Society Scheme

Mary Kelly was renowned early in her career for introducing feminist concerns into the male-dominated conceptual art world in the 1970s and Antepartum forms a prologue to her iconic Post-Partum Document, 1973-79.

Jadé Fadojutimi. Courtesy of the artist
Friday Dispatch 1 May 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#CASatHome, with Jadé Fadojutimi

Jadé discusses how the lockdown is shaping her work, taking inspiration from box sets and gives us a first glimpse at some drawings she has never shown before.

Still from Graham Gussin, 'Spill', 1999. 12 min loop. 16mm B/W. Silent. Courtesy of the artist
CAS News 29 Apr 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#CASatHome: Spill, by Graham Gussin

This film was online from 12.00, 28 April 2020 to 12.00, 1 May 2020 This week we are very pleased to present Graham Gussin’s Spill, 1999, with thanks to the artist…

Catherine Yass, Legacy, 2019. Courtesy the artist and Alison Jacques Gallery. Photographer: Hugo Glendinning
Art Consultancy By CAS Team

The Artist’s Conversation: Catherine Yass in discussion with George Vasey

Catherine talks about her work from early pieces in hospitals to her 2019 commission for the Supreme Court celebrating 100 years of women in the law.

Tina Hage, ‘Pancake Greaze I (stack)’, from the series ’The one that couldn’t get away’, 2020. Image Courtesy the artist.
Artist to Watch By Uma Karavadra

Tina Hage

Hage uses her own body and digital techniques to study the dynamics of crowds. 

John Akomfrah, Untitled (2016). Image courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 28 Apr 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires an evocative photograph by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection

Untitled (2016) is inspired by Akomfrah’s film Auto da Fé from the same year, which follows a series of eight historical migrations due to religious persecution over the last 400 years.

Anne Hardy. Photographer: Erner Klewall
Friday Dispatch 24 Apr 2020 By Caroline Douglas

#CASatHome, with Alice Channer, Anne Hardy and Carey Young

We talk to three artists about the nature of the studio in the current crisis and the working issues faced by artists at practical and creative levels.

Installation view of Mikhail Karikis & Uriel Orlow, 'Sounds From Beneath', 2011-2012. Courtesy the artists.
CAS News 22 Apr 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#CASatHome: Sounds from Beneath, by Mikhail Karikis and Uriel Orlow

This film was online from 12.00, 22 April 2020 to 12.00, 25 April 2020 To mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day today we thought it would be appropriate to show Mikhail Karikisand Uriel…

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