Press Releases

Conrad Shawcross, Photo: Stuart Leech, Courtesy the artist
News 18 Mar 2015 By CAS Team

Video: Conrad Shawcross Reveals the Making Process of his ‘Three Perpetual Chords’

Shawcross, the youngest living Royal Academician, is currently fabricating a series of cast iron sculptures for Dulwich Park, which will be launched to the public on 18 April 2015.

Phoebe Cummings - Production Line, 2015 . Clay, rope, wire, pulley (approx. 260cm x 15cm) . Photo: Sylvain Deleu
News 9 Mar 2015 By CAS Team

Recent Acquisition of ‘Production Line, 2015’ Breaks Boundaries in Conventional Museum Collecting

The work is ephemeral, almost a performance, and will only exist in all three collections as an archive which includes time-lapse photography and film.

Nathaniel Mellors. Winner,  in partnership with the Harris Museum & Art Gallery of the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014
News 25 Nov 2014 By CAS Team

Nathaniel Mellors Wins the £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014

Mellors will create a film that will form the centrepiece of a 15 month exhibition on the themes of Samuel Beckett and The Theatre of the Absurd.

News 13 Nov 2014 By CAS Team

CAS North – Future Operations from 1 April 2015

CAS North was founded in 2009 in order to stimulate the market for contemporary art in the region

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, To Tell Them Where It’s Got To (2013), oil on canvas, 60 x 55 cm. © the artist, courtesy the artist and Corvi Mora Gallery
News 15 Apr 2014 By CAS Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society plays host to three pioneering female painters

The display takes a fresh look at three of today’s most exciting artists who have developed their own distinctive responses to the practice of painting.

Mark Neville, Child, Jacket, Slaughtered Goat, Sweets, Painted Nails, Xmas Day, Helmand, 2010, Courtesy of the artist and the Imperial War Museum.
Press Releases 2 Apr 2014 By CAS Team

Press Release: International artists explore conflict and war in new multi-disciplinary display

Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser RE-, held at Tobacco Dock, London, 2014, photo: Joe Plommer
News 12 Mar 2014 By CAS Team

Press Release: Contemporary Art Society stages another spectacular fundraising gala

Over £250,000 was raised to benefit the charity’s mission, including stand-out prices for Roger Hiorns, Michael Landy and Daniel Silver

Image: Rose Wylie, P.C. with Frame (2013), oil on canvas. A new work kindly donated by the artist and Union, London. Image courtesy the artist.
News 17 Feb 2014 By CAS Team

Annual Fundraiser 2014: Works by Turner Prize winners to go on sale in Contemporary Art Society gala

Livia Firth has been appointed Honorary Chair of the gala, which raises vital funds to purchase contemporary art for museums across the UK.

Image: Oliver Laric, Lincoln 3D Scans (2013). Commissioned by The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln through the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2012
News 20 Jan 2014 By CAS Team

Press Release: Oliver Laric’s Annual Award commission launches online

Laric’s commission uses the latest digital scanning methods to render some of Lincoln’s most treasured and historic sculptures in highly-detailed 3D.

Simon Fujiwara, Rebekkah (2012), one hundred, terra-cotta dyed, life sized, cast plaster female figures, dimensions variable, production photograph, courtesy the artist
Press Releases 13 Jan 2014 By CAS Team

Press Release: Simon Fujiwara at Contemporary Art Society

Caroline Achaintre, Ray-Inn (2010), hand tufted wool, 195 x 148cm, courtesy Arcade, London. Indicative image of work in auction.
News 10 Dec 2013 By CAS Team

Press Release: Works by Roger Hiorns, Haroon Mirza, Michael Landy and Caroline Achaintre confirmed for 2014 charity auction

The gala raises vital funds to purchase new works of contemporary art for UK museums.

Elizabeth Price. Photo: Lucy Dawkins, 2012
Press Releases 19 Nov 2013 By CAS Team

***Watch our film*** Elizabeth Price wins £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2013

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