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Elizabeth Price, A Restoration (film still), 2016. Image courtesy the artist and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.
News 24 Feb 2016 By Marcus Crofton

CAS Annual Award Winner Elizabeth Price’s new work to open at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Price won the CAS Annual Award in 2013 and has created a two-screen digital video in response to the collections and archives of the Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers museums, in partnership with the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford, where she teaches.

Fiona Banner, Phantom (SS16), 2015, graphite, vinyl, birch plywood with high definition digital film, 39 x 1540 x 122 cm (runway), 9.28 minutes (film). Image courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London. Photo: Stephen White
Friday Dispatch 16 Oct 2015 By Team

Fiona Banner, Font, at Frith Street Gallery, London

An important mid-career survey of Fiona Banner’s work opened this month at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, offering a chance to look across two decades of work and appreciate the development of…

Michael Landy, ‘Breaking News’ (2015) installation view. Image courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 9 Oct 2015 By Team

Michael Landy, Breaking News, at Michael Landy Studio, London

Michael Landy takes a wry view of the world.  Since the 90s his work has addressed the pressing political issues of the day, as well as delivering a good portion…

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, installation view, Tramps, London, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Tramps.
Friday Dispatch 2 Oct 2015 By Team

Matt Copson, Reynard’s Fundament, at Tramps, London

Matt Copson, who graduated from the Slade last year, is showing the latest episode in an ongoing body of work centring on the character of Reynard. Reynard the fox is a figure originating in medieval folklore.

Anna Barham, flashIMG_0666_inv_chromatophore.jpg, UV print on rainbow holographic paper, mounted on aluminium, 96.5 x 143cm, 2015. Image courtesy the artist and Arcade, London.
Friday Dispatch 25 Sep 2015 By Team

Anna Barham, Skw, at Arcade, London

“Have you ever tried to clean a squid?” – reads the first line of the text work that is part of Anna Barham’s new show at Arcade gallery in Shoreditch. …

Michael Krebber, exhibition view, Maureen Paley, London, 2015. © Michael Krebber, courtesy Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 18 Sep 2015 By Team

On Herald St

The pace is picking up, people, so before another slew of openings next week, make sure you swoop on Herald Street and check in with a trio of shows all taking on painting from very different angles.

Ella Kruglyanskaya, Fancy Problems, installation view, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 4 Sep 2015 By Team

Ella Kruglyanskaya, Fancy Problems, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Thursday night and the ‘back to school’ September vibe was felt everywhere with a slew of openings across town. After dark, Mayfair buzzed with the traffic between galleries, snatches of…

Image courtesy of Vestra Wealth
News 28 Aug 2015 By Team

Vestra Private Office Becomes A Corporate Patron of the Contemporary Art Society

The Contemporary Art Society is proud to announce that Vestra Private Office has become our second Corporate Patron, helping us to ensure that significant works of contemporary art continue to enter…

Natalie Dower, Countervail, Installation View, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1992. Photo: Elizabeth Chaplin
News 7 Aug 2015 By Team

Natalie Dower’s ‘Red Flyer’ (1989) is Reunited with Mead Gallery, Warwick

Last year, the Contemporary Art Society acquired a significant work by Natalie Dower for the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection. The founding collection of the University of Warwick was a group of…

Leslie Thornton, Binocular Series (Blue Tit), installation view, Aspen New York Office, HD video loop on blue ray disc, 2010, © the artist
Art Consultancy 4 Aug 2015 By Team

New Publication Features the Contemporary Art Society’s Consultancy Work with Aspen

Global Corporate Collections, a new 700 page publication by Deutsche Standard EDITIONEN, sheds light, for the first time, onto 80 corporate art collections considered to be among the best in the world. Presented…

Image courtesy of Momart
News 20 Jul 2015 By Team

Momart Becomes the Inaugural Corporate Patron of the Contemporary Art Society

The Contemporary Art Society is proud to announce that Momart have become our inaugural Corporate Patron, helping us to ensure that significant works of contemporary art continue to enter public…

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