Bloomberg New Contemporaries will be showing in three different venues across Nottingham before touring to London this year, with the Nottingham Castle Open on at the same time showing work from midlands-based artists. From there it is a short hop to see the brilliant Sir Terry Frost at Leamington Spa or artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Maurizio Cattelan and Marcel Duchamp in a series of exhibitions across Sheffield.
Vestra Private Office Becomes A Corporate Patron of the Contemporary Art Society
The Contemporary Art Society is proud to announce that Vestra Private Office has become our second Corporate Patron, helping us to ensure that significant works of contemporary art continue to enter…
Ten Etchings by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Acquired for The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
Yiadom-Boakye’s edition of ten hard ground etchings was made to accompany her acclaimed exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery this summer and depict single black male figures wearing the ruff of feathers that has become a familiar motif in her work.
The Manchester Contemporary
Private View – Thursday 24 September 2015, 17.30-21.00 Join us for free at the private view of the 6th edition of The Manchester Contemporary, a unique chance to meet with…
Natalie Dower’s ‘Red Flyer’ (1989) is Reunited with Mead Gallery, Warwick
Last year, the Contemporary Art Society acquired a significant work by Natalie Dower for the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection. The founding collection of the University of Warwick was a group of…
Momart Becomes the Inaugural Corporate Patron of the Contemporary Art Society
The Contemporary Art Society is proud to announce that Momart have become our inaugural Corporate Patron, helping us to ensure that significant works of contemporary art continue to enter public…
Contemporary Art Society to Create Unique Immersive Artist Experiences as Fundraising Initiative
The Artist’s Table will be a series of four bespoke artist curated experiences across the year, each hosted by an internationally recognised collector and an artist of their choice.
Shortlist announced for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Now in its seventh year, the prestigious £40,000 prize is one of the country’s highest value contemporary art awards.
Anne Hardy, fig-2, ICA London and Twin Fields, The Common Guild, Glasgow
The coincidence of two notable solo shows by this London-based artist prompts me to write about Anne Hardy today. If you happened to cross Waterloo bridge last autumn you will have seen part of Hardy’s contribution to the Hayward’s Mirror City exhibition: in addition to an installation inside the gallery, six photographic works were installed as enormous billboards across several of the gallery’s sculpture terraces looking out over the river or on to Waterloo Bridge.
Postcard from Holland
To: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery; The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds; Mead Gallery, University of Warwick; Touchstones Rochdale; The McManus, Dundee Art Gallery & Museum…
Two Significant Films by Ben Rivers Acquired For Royal Pavilion & Museum, Brighton & Hove, and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
‘Ah, Liberty!’ (2008) and ‘Origin of The Species’ (2008) both capture contemplative portraits of individuals living at the margins of society.
Postcard from Basel
“Drinking from the fire hose” is the expression that springs to mind to describe the sensation of two days spent at Art Basel. It is the grandest of all the art fairs across the world, the quality, range and scale of the work is astounding; and each year the skies over Basel Mulhouse airport darken with the flocks (flights, squadrons?) of private jets bringing in starry collectors.