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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)…

CAS News 8 Jun 2022 By CAS Team

American Friends Launch

OUR AMERICAN FRIENDS GROUP IS LED BY CAS TRUSTEE, VALERIA NAPOLEONE, “I am delighted that the CAS is launching in America to gift the best contemporary art by international artists…

CAS News 27 May 2022 By CAS Team

A Postcard from Venice

Dispatch: 27/05A Postcard from VeniceLa Biennale di Venezia Biennale Arte 202223 April – 27 November This 59th edition of the oldest and grandest art biennale in the world was delayed…

Image credit: © The artist. Courtesy Kate MacGarry   Work Details:       Rana Begum   WP414, WP415 and WP416   2020   Pen on paper 45 x 70 cm (each)
CAS News 26 Apr 2022 By CAS Team

CAS Acquisition: Rana Begum explores the infinite possibilities of geometry in her works

The Contemporary Art Society has supported the acquisition of 3 pieces by Rana Begum RA for the UH Arts and Culture, at the University of Hertfordshire. Begum’s work focuses on…

Wineglasses (1969), Caulfield, Patrick (1936 - 2005)
CAS News 30 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Making Connections at Doncaster

A new location for Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, now called the Danum Gallery, Library and Museum – after Doncaster’s Roman name – opened to the public in May 2021,…

Quentin Bell, Fulham pottery plate (1980s), painted, 26 cm
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23 CAS donated works showcased at York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery has opened the second leg of the exhibition Beyond Bloomsbury: Life, Love, and Legacy, 4 March – 5 June 2022, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery,…

Photo credit: Edmund Clark // Pictures for Purpose
CAS News 23 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Support for Ukraine 🇺🇦

In light of the recent humanitarian crisis, the CAS would like to direct your attention to the work of several visual arts organisations who have created valuable initiatives to raise…

Image credit: Eddie Otchere
CAS News 16 Mar 2022 By CAS Team

Glenn Brown, CBE hosts unique fundraising event for the Contemporary Art Society, raising over £130,000 at the inaugural event at the new Brown Collection.

Internationally renowned artist Glenn Brown hosted an elegant and beautiful fundraising evening at his new museum space in Marylebone; the Brown Collection with a starry committee and guest list including:

Bedwyr Williams
CAS News 24 Feb 2022 By CAS Team

CAS Consultancy is working with Bedwyr Williams on new commissions for Wales and the Republic of Ireland

CAS Consultancy is delighted to share its latest collaboration with artist Bedwyr Williams. Bedwyr will be appearing at the St David’s Cathedral Festival on 28 May to introduce his new…

Francis Bacon, Figure Study II, 1946. Courtesy of Huddersfield Art Gallery.
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CAS Acquisition ‘Figure Study II’, 1946, by Francis Bacon, now on show at the Royal Academy

In the early months of 1946, Colin Anderson, the enlightened patron of artists and renowned generous supplier of ‘cash for paints’, purchased Figure Study II by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) from…

Jananne Al-Ani, Timelines, 2022, Panoramic Video Installation, 9 minutes 7 seconds. © Jananne Al-Ani. Installation view. Photo by Rob Harris.
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The Towner Eastbourne will be showing works by Jananne Al-Ani – a London-based, Iraqi-born artist working with photography, film and video. In Timelines, an ambitious new moving image work, Al-Ani reveals a…

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