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Rachel Maclean, The Lion and the Unicorn (2012), digital video, 11 minutes 29 seconds © the artist
2013/14 Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Rachel Maclean

Rachel Maclean (b. 1987, Edinburgh, UK) lives and works in Glasgow. Her work has been shown at Glasgow Film Festival (2014), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2013) and Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (2013). Solo exhibitions include Zabludowicz…

Raphael Hefti, Disco No. 7, 2006, c-print, 60 x 75 cm © the artist courtesy Ancient&Modern
2013/14 Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Raphael Hefti

Raphael Hefti (b. 1978, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland) is based in Zurich and London. His diverse practice includes photography, sculpture and performance. He has had solo exhibitions at institutions including CAPC centre…

Camilla Løw, Cinematic (2013), Hand painted aluminium, 60 x 60 x 18cm © the artist, photo: Will Bradley
2013/14 Pier Arts Centre

Camilla Løw

Camilla Løw (b. 1976, Oslo, Norway) lives and works in Oslo, Norway. Her sculptures have been presented in solo exhibitions at institutions including The National Museum of Art, Architecture and…

Nation Estate, film still, Larissa Sansour, 2012. © the artist
2013/14 Imperial War Museum, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Larissa Sansour

Presented by the Contemporary Art Society with the support of the Imperial War Museum and Wolverhampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2014 Larissa Sansour (b. 1973, Jerusalem) studied Fine Art in…

Sarah Dobai, Emily and Emmanuel, 2008/9, lambdachrome print, 85 x 69cm © the artist. Image courtesy Sarah Dobai and WORKS|PROJECTS.
2012/13 Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Sarah Dobai

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, with support from the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery. Over the last few years Bristol Museum & Art…

Angela de la Cruz, One Painting 1999, Oil on canvas, 370 x 300 cm © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery
2012/13 Tate

Angela de la Cruz

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society and gifted to Tate.  Angela de la Cruz was born in La Coruña, Spain in 1965, moving to London 1989 where she now lives…

Sarah Pickstone, Strachey and Woolf, watercolour on paper, 2010. Image courtesy Mercer Art Gallery, © the artist
2012/13 The Mercer Art Gallery

Sarah Pickstone

Sarah Pickstone (b.1965, Manchester, UK) has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. She won the 2012 John Moores Painting Prize for her painting Stevie Smith and the Willow. Her paintings can be characterised by their…

Jeff Keen, O Here Comes The Seafaring Man, 1950, collage, ink and crayon, 46 x 59 cm in card mount. © Jeff Keen Estate. Courtesy the artist and Kate MacGarry
2012/13 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Jeff Keen

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. The collection at Brighton is housed in King George IV’s stable complex, and has a small but growing…

Imran Qureshi, This Leprous Brightness, 2011, Opaque watercolour on wasli paper, 26 x 34 cm © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Corvi Mora Gallery
2012/13 Gallery Oldham

Imran Qureshi

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Gallery Oldham. Gallery Oldham identified contemporary art from South Asia, particularly Pakistan and Bangladesh, as a priority collecting area about ten years ago….

Billy Apple, Self Portraits (Apple Sees Red on Green), 1962, Offset lithograph on canvas, 102 x 77cm, © the artist. Courtesy the artist and The Mayor Gallery
2012/13 Tate

Billy Apple

Presented to Tate by the Contemporary Art Society.  Born in New Zealand, Billy Apple was resident and working in London at the beginning of the 1960s, during which time he…

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
2013/14 Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

David Shrigley

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery opened in 1904 in the centre of Lister Park, Bradford. Its collection was initially shaped by gifts from local textile manufacturers who were particularly interested in…

Clare Woods, Obscene Porridge, 2012, oil on aluminium, 70 x 70 cm, © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Stuart Shave Modern Art
2012/13 Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Clare Woods

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society for Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle. Established in 1893 by the Carlisle Corporation, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is situated in…

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