Felicity Aylieff, Softly, Softly (2001), white clay, porcelain, 56 x 56 x 56 cm
CAS News 16 Dec 2022 By CAS Team

Charmian Adams (1937-2022)

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Charmian Adams (1937-2022) who was an avid applied arts collector and the Contemporary Art Society’s craft buyer (2003-2005)…

Sin Wai Kin, Today's Top Stories (2020), single-channel HD video, colour, sound, edition of 5 + 2AP
News 15 Dec 2022 By CAS Team

Sin Wai Kin, Today’s Top Stories

Acquisitions Scheme: Fine Art Ferens Art Gallery, Hull   Sin Wai Kin is a non-binary artist who draws on the experience of existing between fixed categories to realise fictional narratives…

Phyllida Barlow, RIG: untitled; stage chairs (2011), timber, cement, paint (platform in 26 sections and 30 chairs), 204 x 429 x 350 cm
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A Living Collection featuring works acquired by the Contemporary Art Society and presented to Hepworth Wakefield. Exhibition open until 8 Januray 2023. Read more… Around London – Fuseli and the…

Amid Imperial Grids I-min
Friday Dispatch 9 Dec 2022 By CAS Team

Dor Guez, Knowing the Land

Goodman Gallery, London 23 November 2022 – 14 January 2023 Dor Guez is an artist and scholar, who was born in Jerusalem to a Christian-Palestinian family on his mother’s side,…

Paloma Proudfoot, The Memory Theatre, 2022, Installation View at Bosse & Baum. Courtesy of the artist and Bosse & Baum. Photography by Damian Griffiths (4)
Friday Dispatch 2 Dec 2022 By CAS Team

Paloma Proudfoot, The Memory Theatre

Friday Dispatch – 2 December 2022 Paloma Proudfoot, The Memory Theatre Bosse & Baum, Bussy Building 18 November 2022 – 28 January 2023   Three large female ceramic figures occupy…

Jeremy Deller, The Artist’s Table with Jeremy Deller,  Image Courtesy of Eddie Otchere
News 1 Dec 2022 By CAS Team

Jeremy Deller hosts magical fundraising event for the Contemporary Art Society raising £90,000 at Hoxton Hall

Turner Prize winning artist, Jeremy Deller hosted a rhythmic and celebratory fundraising event in East End’s Hoxton Hall

Stacy Lynn Waddell, Goldenhot Butterfly Queen (2015), composition gold leaf, watercolour, and pencil on paper, 244 x 137 cm
News 29 Nov 2022 By CAS Team


US artist Stacy Lynn Waddell’s Goldenhot Butterfly Queen has been acquired for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. It is the 7th acquisition for a regional UK museum through the Valeria…

Installation view, Tanoa Sasraku. Terratypes, Spike Island, Bristol. Photo: Max McClure. © Tanoa Sasraku. Courtesy Spike Island, Bristol and Vardaxoglou Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 25 Nov 2022 By CAS Team

Tanoa Sasraku

Friday Dispatch – 25 November 2022 Tanoa Sasraku Vardaxoglou Gallery, Soho 14 October – 17 December 2022   Tanoa Sasraku (b. 1995) is known for her ongoing research into her…

Mark Yang, Lucid Dream, 2022, Oil on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Various Small Fires
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November at No.9 Cork Street Through November, No.9 Cork Street will host pop-up shows including Brazilian Modern Design from Ulysses De Santi, as well as solo exhibitions from Various Small…

Diana Matar, Evidence V (2012), silver gelatin print on paper, edition of 5, 50.8 x 50.8 cm
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CAS Acquisition: Diana Matar’s Evidence series

Seven pieces by Diana Matar and their accompanying texts were acquired by Imperial War Museums (IWM) with the help of the Contemporary Art Society.  Diana Matar’s work is concerned with…

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