Stacy Lynn Waddell’s Goldenhot Butterfly Queen acquired for Bristol Museum and Art Gallery through the VNNXXCAS Scheme
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…
First Major Contemporary Art Society Acquisition for UK Museum By Award-winning Ghanaian Artist Ibrahim Mahama
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…
Contemporary Art Society announces new Chair of Trustees
The Contemporary Art Society acquires major installation by Dineo Seshee Bopape at Frieze London that poetically explores humans’ relationship with the land
The CAS Collections Fund at Frieze London targets political geographies, borders and territories
Contemporary British Masterpieces for our Collections: A New Scheme to Acquire Great Works
The Great Works scheme, generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation, aims to address the absence in museums across the UK of works by British contemporary artists who have established international reputations over the last 20 years.
Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough Win The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Sutcliffe and Eatough will create a film based on the first and last chapters of Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, premiering for the centenary of the author’s birth in 2017.
Ten Etchings by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Acquired for The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
Yiadom-Boakye’s edition of ten hard ground etchings was made to accompany her acclaimed exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery this summer and depict single black male figures wearing the ruff of feathers that has become a familiar motif in her work.
Contemporary Art Society to Create Unique Immersive Artist Experiences as Fundraising Initiative
The Artist’s Table will be a series of four bespoke artist curated experiences across the year, each hosted by an internationally recognised collector and an artist of their choice.
Shortlist announced for the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Now in its seventh year, the prestigious £40,000 prize is one of the country’s highest value contemporary art awards.
Major New Initiative to Support Female Artists in Public Collections Announced
The Contemporary Art Society and Valeria Napoleone, in partnership with Camden Arts Centre, will launch a major new initiative in April 2016, supporting the acquisition of significant works by female…
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