DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Louisa Fairclough (21 February 2013)
The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to present Bore Song (2011), a moving image work by British artist Louisa Fairclough, which it recently donated to Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum….
DISPLAYS Curator Talk: David Hockney (13 June 2013)
Curator Helen Stalker of the Whitworth Art Gallery discusses the pervading influence of A Rake’s Progress, Thursday 13 June, 19.00 The Contemporary Art Society recently gifted David Hockney’s A Rake’s Progress (1961-3) to…
DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Ivan Seal (19 April 2013)
Ivan Seal in conversation with Harriet Loffler of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Friday 19 April, 19.00 “We see memory as this expanding architecture, rooms which open out on rooms – it’s…
DISPLAYS Curator Talk: Phyllida Barlow (26 March 2013)
Curator Deborah Dean, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, discusses the work of Phyllida Barlow Thursday 26 March, 19.00 Phyllida Barlow is a central figure in the development of contemporary British sculpture….
DISPLAYS Artist Talk: Elizabeth Price (17 January 2013)
USER GROUP DISCO (2009) by 2012 Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price was recently gifted by the Contemporary Art Society to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Bradford-born Elizabeth…
Seminar- Spotlight on Contemporary Collectors: Collections Patron Brian Smith in conversation (27 June 2013)
Contemporary Art Society Collections Patron Brian Smith discusses the development of his extensive collection of 20th century British art which he has been building for over 40 years. Amongst the highlights in…
Artist Talk: Pil and Galia Kollectiv (19 June 2013)
An artist talk by duo Pil & Galia Kollectiv who are currently showing in PROJECT 02: Verging on the Absurd, the second in our new series of displays showcasing work by our Artist…
Talk – Designing 59 Central Street by Architects Carmody Groarke (23 May 2013)
A talk by award-winning architectural practice Carmody Groarke at the Contemporary Art Society as part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2013. Kevin Carmody and Andy Groarke discuss how they worked with the Contemporary Art Society to…
Seminar – Emerging Trends: Craft & Design with Dr Glenn Adamson (21 May 2013)
Our popular Emerging Trends seminar series continues with a presentation by Dr Glenn Adamson, Head of Research at the Victoria and Albert Museum, focusing on the influence of craft and design on contemporary visual practice.
Seminar – International Focus: Hong Kong with Philip Dodd (7 May 2013)
We are delighted that Philip Dodd will share his specialist insight into Hong Kong and China’s dynamic contemporary art scene and its evolution in recent years.
Talk – Conversations on Contemporary Art: Post-Internet Art (13 April 2013)
A conversation about the impact of the internet on contemporary visual culture with some of London’s leading young voices in digital media and post-internet art.