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Sutapa Biswas, Magnesium Bird, 2004. Detail digital moving image, single screen projection
CAS Recommends 28 Oct 2021 By CAS Team

November 2021

In Bristol, Supta Biswas is presenting work in celebration of the Arnofini’s 60th anniversary – a gallery she has shown at twice before.

The Artist's Table with Tai Shani, 26 October 2021. Photography: Eddie Otchere
CAS News 27 Oct 2021 By CAS Team

Tai Shani puts on a show for the Contemporary Art Society, raising over £53,000 for the charity

The pink-themed Artist’s Table was the inaugeral performance of the Lavery Studio at Cromwell Place and featured tailoring by ROKSANDA.

London Wall: the west gate of Cripplegate fort and a section of Roman wall
CAS News 25 Oct 2021 By CAS Team

Consultancy appointed to develop cultural plan in the City of London’s Culture Mile

London Wall West provides a critical opportunity for the City of London to deliver an enhanced and inclusive cultural offer across the Square Mile.

Oscar Murillo, Poetics of Flight (one of four) IV, 2020
Recent Acquisitions By CAS Team

The CAS acquires four drawings created by Oscar Murillo whilst travelling on planes for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Aeroplanes have become a site of production, experimentation and research for the Turner Prize-winning artist.

Anna Lukala, Slow Progress, 2021. Photograph Anna Lukala, courtesy the artist and Focal Point Gallery
Friday Dispatch 22 Oct 2021 By CAS Team

‘Tip of the Iceberg’ at Focal Point Galley, Southend-on-Sea

The name of this exhibition comes the idea of the ‘iceberg economy’, ie capitalist strategies forming the visible tip of an iceberg that is otherwise constituted of informal, collective actions that support and are routinely exploited by the capitalist system

Billie Zangewa, Sweetest Devotion, 2021. Hand-stitched silk collage, 106 x 137 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin.
CAS News 13 Oct 2021 By Marcus Crofton

Works depicting family life by Sunil Gupta, Hetain Patel and Billie Zangewa acquired at Frieze London for the Harris Museum in Preston

The Harris is currently undergoing a £10.7million refurbishment and the works will forma centrepiece of the displays when it reopens in 2024

Hetain Patel at his exhibition 'Baa's Gold' at Copperfield, London. Photo: Eva Herzog. Courtesy the artist & Copperfield, London
Friday Dispatch 30 Sep 2021 By CAS Team

Hetain Patel: Baa’s Gold at Copperfield, London

Baa’s Gold is a timely autobiographical reflection on immigration and family in the UK, humorously connecting marginalised identities with mainstream culture.

Fiona Curran. Photography: Jo Underhill
CAS News 29 Sep 2021 By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy’s latest work for Turing Locke hotel unveiled

Consultancy has partnered with artist Fiona Curran to deliver a new public artwork in Eddington, Cambridge that connects the area’s colourful history with its progressive future.

Lucy Gunning, Climbing Around My Room, 1993. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery
CAS Recommends 28 Sep 2021 By CAS Team

October 2021

Leeds Art Gallery has just opened a remarkable exhibition of video works that features no fewer than three important CAS donations.

Renee So, Janus Vessel Man, 2019. Stoneware, 45 x 25 x 25. © Renee So. Courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry, London. Photography: Angus Mill.
Recent Acquisitions By CAS Team

The CAS acquires a Janus-faced stoneware vessel by Renee So for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery through its Omega Fund

The trans-historical, global points of reference in this vessel will connects with aspects of BMAG’s collections beyond art, including applied art, British archaeology, Egyptology and world cultures, blurring the boundaries between them.

Lubna Chowdhary at PEER. Installation shot by Stephen White & Co
Friday Dispatch 24 Sep 2021 By CAS Team

Lubna Chowdhary: Erratics at PEER, London

Lubna Chowdhary shows in this exhibition how to enhance the visibility of forms and colours through an experimentation with materials that pushes these to be things other than themselves.

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Bira, 2019. On show as part of Mixing It Up: Painting Today at the Hayward Gallery, 9 September – 12 December 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro
CAS Recommends 27 Aug 2021 By Marcus Crofton

September 2021

The Hayward gallery is running a painting exhibition featuring 31 artists, of whom over half have had work previously placed by the CAS in museum collections across the UK.

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