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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.
At the boundary between sculpture and painting, Sea Heaves in a Glass, 2015, will be going on show at The Whitworth from 10 March 2016.
Mellors won the CAS Annual Award in 2014 and has created an absurdist drama that uses the control of language as its core theme.
Abstract (2012) commemorates a childhood friend of Steyerl’s who became a revolutionary and was killed in the Kurdish region of Turkey in 1998 when fighting for the PKK.
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…
‘Ah, Liberty!’ (2008) and ‘Origin of The Species’ (2008) both capture contemplative portraits of individuals living at the margins of society.
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.
The Contemporary Art Society has purchased three drawings by Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley as a gift for Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford. The works can be viewed at Cartwright…
Mary Redmond, commissioned for Paisley Museum & Art Galleries, and Laure Prouvost, acquired for Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester.
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