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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.

Varda Caivano, installation view, Victoria Miro Gallery, Mayfair, 2015. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London © Varda Caivano
Friday Dispatch 11 Sep 2015 By teamcas

Varda Caivano at Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Varda Caivano’s third show with her London gallery allows us an in-depth view of her evolving practice. For over a decade now, Caivano has been singled out for the integrity of her negotiations of painting as a proposition.

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…

Thomas Hutton, 'Tramezzo Concrete Screen Rusticated', installation view, 2015. Fondazione Memmo, Rome. Courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch 2 Sep 2015 By teamcas

Thomas Hutton

Thomas Hutton (b. 1983, London) is definitely one to watch. His exhibition Stone Anchor at Hunter/Whitfield in Marylebone is a brilliant opportunity to understand the potential of this artist, who first trained as…

Jacob Epstein with Torso in Metal from Rock Drill, unknown photographer, c.1952, Epstein Archive, The New Art Gallery Walsall
CAS Recommends 1 Sep 2015 By teamcas

September 2015

Bloomberg New Contemporaries will be showing in three different venues across Nottingham before touring to London this year, with the Nottingham Castle Open on at the same time showing work from midlands-based artists. From there it is a short hop to see the brilliant Sir Terry Frost at Leamington Spa or artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Maurizio Cattelan and Marcel Duchamp in a series of exhibitions across Sheffield.

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…

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News 24 Aug 2015 By teamcas

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.

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News 18 Aug 2015 By teamcas

The Manchester Contemporary

Private View – Thursday 24 September 2015, 17.30-21.00 Join us for free at the private view of the 6th edition of The Manchester Contemporary, a unique chance to meet with…

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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