Moira Innes, Contemporary Art Society's New Collector Development Manager, Yorkshire
News 23 Dec 2013 By CAS Team

New Contemporary Art Society North team

Following the departure of Rebecca Morrill in November we are delighted to announce the appointment of two new members of staff for the North team – Matthew Hearn who will be…

Caroline Achaintre, Ray-Inn (2010), hand tufted wool, 195 x 148cm, courtesy Arcade, London. Indicative image of work in auction.
News 10 Dec 2013 By CAS Team

Press Release: Works by Roger Hiorns, Haroon Mirza, Michael Landy and Caroline Achaintre confirmed for 2014 charity auction

The gala raises vital funds to purchase new works of contemporary art for UK museums.

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Heather Phillipson 'Splashy Phasings' HD video, 2013, commissioned by Channel 4, Northern Film & Media and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Image courtesy the artist and Channel 4
Artist to Watch 5 Dec 2013 By CAS Team

Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson works with sculpture, moving image, text and sound, creating video installations and ‘talking pictures’ (video with live voice) that weave the viewer through a collage of fragmentary and…

David Shrigley, Untitled, 2010, Purchased through the Contemporary Art Society’s Acquisition Scheme for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, 2013. © the artist. Image courtesy Stephen Friedman
News 28 Nov 2013 By CAS Team

Three drawings by David Shrigley purchased for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

The Contemporary Art Society has purchased three drawings by Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley as a gift for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford. The works can be viewed at Cartwright…

Elizabeth Price. Photo: Lucy Dawkins, 2012
Press Releases 19 Nov 2013 By CAS Team

***Watch our film*** Elizabeth Price wins £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

Anna Barham, ‘Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike)’, 2013. 2 channel HD video production still. Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Arcade, London
Artist to Watch 6 Nov 2013 By CAS Team

Anna Barham

With a practice that incorporates writing, video, drawing, sculpture and performance, Anna Barham’s work interrogates language’s endless and unruly potential through the bodily and technological operations that act upon it….

Dairy Art Centre, Island, 2013, Installation images courtesy of the Dairy Art Centre
CAS Recommends 1 Nov 2013 By CAS Team

November 2013

LONDON EXHIBITONS Tomorrow: Elmgreen & Dragset, Victoria and Albert Museum 1 October 2013 – 2 January 2014 vam.ac.uk Enter the world of Norman Swann, elderly architect and proprietor of an…

News 25 Oct 2013 By CAS Team

Press Release: Mark Wallinger to present £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

Now in its fifth year, the prestigious £60,000 prize is one of highest value contemporary art awards in the country

News 24 Oct 2013 By CAS Team

Announcement: Sir Anthony Caro (8 March 1924 – 23 October 2013)

It is with enormous sadness that we mark the death yesterday of Sir Anthony Caro OM CBE RA, one of the great figures of 20th century art in Britain and internationally.

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