News 12 Oct 2022 By CAS Team


Eight photographic C-prints by Ibrahim Mahama that consider the internal migration of workers in Ghana and the extractive mining industry in the South of the country have been acquired by the Contemporary…

Finding where I end, 2022, glazed ceramic
Friday Dispatch 7 Oct 2022 By CAS Team

Nao Matsunaga, Hybrid of sorts/Hybrid of Thoughts

Friday Dispatch – 7 October 2022 Nao Matsunaga, Hybrid of sorts/Hybrid of Thoughts Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, Spitalfields 23 September – 12 November 2022   “Deep down I want to make…

TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ Kalunga (Copper Planet), 2022 mixed media on copper 61.75 x 85.5 x 3 inches 156.8 x 217.2 x 7.6 cm LM34196
Friday Dispatch 30 Sep 2022 By CAS Team

Teresita Fernández: Caribbean Cosmos

Friday Dispatch – 30 September 2022 Teresita Fernández: Caribbean Cosmos Lehmann Maupin, South Kensington 14 September – 5 November 2022   New York-based conceptual artist Teresita Fernández’s poetic installations –…

Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, with support from Lakeland Arts, 2021/22
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CAS Acquisition: Yinka Shonibare’s Unstructured Icons

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA Unstructured Icons, 2018 A set of six woodblock prints with fabric collage on Somerset Tub sized satin 410gsm paper in a limited edition of 25. 84…

Carolee Schneemann, Action Drawing II, 1957, Ink and crayon on paper, Framed 55.7 x 71 x 3.9 cm, 21 7_8 x 28 x 1 1_2 in, C_SCH0248, Photo by Charlie Littlewood
Friday Dispatch 23 Sep 2022 By CAS Team

Carolee Schneemann: 1955-1959 and Body Politics

Friday Dispatch 9th September 2022 Carolee Schneemann: 1955-1959 Hales Gallery, London 17 September – 29 October 2022 — Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics Barbican Art Gallery, London 8 September 2022 –…

Image credit: © Lubna Chowdhary. Courtesy Rachel Deakin
CAS Recommends 27 Jul 2022 By CAS Team

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This summer, MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, stages the largest solo exhibition of Lubna Chowdhary’s work to date at a critical moment in her practice. Chowdhary ’s work demonstrates…

Photography: Tim Bowditch. Courtesy: The Artist and Arcadia Missa, London Media copyright © the artist
News 21 Jul 2022 By CAS Team

CAS Acquisition: Phoebe Collings-James Clay Painting Gifted to York Art Gallery

Phoebe Collings-James practice comes from a desire to work with clay as a live sculptural surface, and from previous paintings she had produced on canvas. These two ways of making…

Image Credit: A Trilogy of Films: Part One, Part Two and Part Three (2022), Nashashibi, (Layla) Rosalind (1973)
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Rosalind Nashashibi: A Trilogy of Films Part One, Part Two and Part ThreePier Art Centre Read More…   Around the UK: – Shifting Perspectives Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, 27…

Image Credit: Chantel Joffe, Elizabeth Line Whitechapel Stationnn, Photo Credit Tosin Adegoke, Contemporary Art Society
News 29 Jun 2022 By CAS Team

Consultancy: Art on the Elizabeth Line

Prior to joining Contemporary Art Society, Head of Consultancy, Colin Ledwith, developed the Crossrail Art Programme Cultural Strategy. Colin went on to deliver commissions for the Elizabeth Line with artists…

Credit Line: Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 2021/22 (for Untitled # 9). Photo credit: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Photographs: Polly Thomas
News 17 Jun 2022 By CAS Team

CAS Acquisition: Carlos Bunga’s Sculptures Gifted to Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

This gift of two sculptures by Carlos Bunga to Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is an important addition to their collection.  It supports their ongoing work with local and international contemporary…

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