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Andrea Büttner, Little Works, 2007 [still]. Courtesy Hollybush Gardens, London, © Andrea Büttner / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020.
CAS News 10 Jun 2020 By Marcus Crofton

#CASatHome: Little Works (2007), by Andrea Büttner

The film follows the life of nuns in a West London Carmelite convent, exploring the relationship between religion and art.

Victoria Morton. Photographer: Andrew Wilson
Friday Dispatch 5 Jun 2020 By CAS Team

#CASatHome, with Victoria Morton

Her paintings teeter on the verge of a readable image, while never crystallising into graspable figuration.

Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, Anyone else isn’t you, 2005, installation view, South London Gallery 2011. Courtesy of the artists and Kate MacGarry, London. Photo: Andy Keate
CAS News 3 Jun 2020 By CAS Team

#CASatHome: Anyone Else Isn’t You (2005) by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

This film was online from 12.00, 3 June 2020 to 12.00, 6 June 2020 As part #CASatHome film series we are pleased to present Anyone Else Isn’t You (2005) by Iain Forsyth…

Eleanor Lakelin. Photograph by Jeremy Johns
CAS News By Marcus Crofton

The CAS Rapid Response Fund supports museums and communities in Reading, Liverpool and Glasgow as donations pass £200,000

A commission memorialising Reading Gaol’s most famous inmate, Oscar Wilde, is the first recipient of the CAS Rapid Response Fund following a crowdfunding campaign that has raised total donations to over £200,000.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, To Tell Them Where It’s Got To (2013), oil on canvas, 60 x 55 cm. © the artist, courtesy the artist and Corvi-Mora
Friday Dispatch 29 May 2020 By CAS Team

#CASatHome, with Emma Philip, Senior Curator at The Box, Plymouth

Emma Philip discusses the CAS’s acquisition of a painting by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye for their collection.

Lubna Chowdhary, Certain Times XXIV, 2019. Courtesy of the artist.
Recent Acquisitions 27 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

The CAS acquires a ceramic tableau by Lubna Chowdhary for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery through the Jackson Tang Ceramic Award

Chowdhary’s shaped tiles, sculptural objects and spatial installations in ceramic constitute a distinctive oeuvre that bridges the disciplines of architecture, craft, design, sculpture and painting.

Florian Auer’s studio, Berlin, 2020. Mood-board for the publication. Courtesy the artist.
Artist to Watch By Uma Karavadra

Florian Auer

Auer often turns to borrowed ideas, using the work of other artists as a starting point.

Still from ‘I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead’ (2018) by Beatrice Gibson. Courtesy of the artist.
CAS News By Uma Karavadra

#CASatHome: I Hope I’m Loud When I’m Dead (2018), by Beatrice Gibson

The fast-moving visuals deliberately disorientate the viewer, just as global events disorientate with waves of fear and anxiety. But through interweaving tender footage of the artist’s own family into the film, an alternative narrative of community and strength emerges.

Rose English, Quadrille, 1975, Colour, silent DVD of performance in Southampton, 1975, in a pink box 10’57”, Edition of 6, AP 3/3. © the artist, courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery and Karsten Schubert Gallery.
CAS News 20 May 2020 By Uma Karavadra

#CASatHome: Quadrille (1975), by Rose English

Staged in a dressage arena, six women appear, dressed fetishistically as horses with tack, horse tails and hoof-shaped high heels. They perform a dance based on dressage, watched eagerly by an unsuspecting audience, their movements stilted by their cumbersome shoes.

Artist-designed facemasks
CAS News 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.

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