The Artist’s Table with Grayson Perry photographed by Martin Parr: photographs now available to purchase to raise funds for the CAS and the Martin Parr Foundation
These 8×10 photographs will be printed to the artist’s specifications and are being sold to support the charitable mission of the Contemporary Art Society, supporting museums across the UK by donating great works of art.
The CAS helps acquire a candid portrait of a girl by Chantal Joffe for the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Joffe creates disarmingly raw portraits, almost always depicting women and girls, and this work will join a collection particularly concerned with paintings of emotional effect and artists looking at transitions and identity.
#CASatHome, with Gaia Fugazza
‘By Appointment’ will take you into an artist’s studio for a brief conversation with an artist, recorded only hours before. We hope to introduce you to some people you may not know, and to offer a way to check in on the latest with some that you do.
Grayson Perry hosts unique fundraising event for the Contemporary Art Society raising over £105,000 for the charity
One of Grayson’s vases was “accidentally” knocked from its plinth as a joke, to the horror of guests.
A Postcard from Paris
This week’s Friday Dispatch considers three leading American artists currently exhibiting in Paris.
Kehinde Wiley: The Yellow Wallpaper at William Morris Gallery, London
Quanna Noble of Dalston stands looking straight out at her audience. She wears special edition Converse All Stars with Adidas leggings and the portrait reproduces her gel nail art in…
Helen Knowles is interested in the way she and other artists often exist in a world of economic insecurity, but also have access to the wealthy spheres of the art world.
Seminal works by the celebrated British sculptor Anish Kapoor will go on show across the grounds and interiors of Houghton Hall from the end of the month, spanning the whole…
CAS Consultancy focus: thought leadership
February saw Consultancy members participating in conferences in London, Amsterdam and Doha. As a key contributor to the Urban Land Institute’s Including Culture in Development guide, Consultancy Head Fabienne Nicholas presented…
The CAS acquires four early works by Neo-Expressionist artist Elvira Bach for the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
The unique watercolour and crayon works on paper provide an understanding of her work in different mediums and fills a gap in the museum’s overwhelmingly male Neo-Expressionist collection.
Prem Sahib: DESCENT at Southard Reid, London
Should we be optimistic about the future? The blood-like resin panel that bears the same title as the project seems to hold the answer. DESCENT is a powerful exhibition that distils the precarity of modern life.