17 July 2017

Assemble Art Collective Open Major New Museum Survey In Vienna

The Turner Prize winning art collective Assemble: are offered a major new survey of their work at the Architekturzentrum Wien.

25 May 2017

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Margate’s Turner Contemporary To Host Turner Prize In 2019

The Turner Prize, one of the worlds most coveted prizes for contemporary art will be held in 2019 at Turner Contemporary in Margate.

3 May 2017

Turner Prize 2017 Shortlist Reveals Obscure Multicultural Pick & Mix

The Turner Prize 2017 shortlist has just been announced at Tate Britain. The artists chosen from diverse multicultural backgrounds are relatively unknown.

29 March 2017

Ageism Sucks: Turner Prize Scraps Under Fifty Age Restriction

The Tate announced today that The Turner Prize will scrap the stipulation that shortlisted artists must be under 50.

17 February 2017

Turner Prize Artists Gallerists and Curators Unite Against Right-Wing Extremism

Two hundred plus well-known artists, gallerists, and curators lead by Turner Prize winners Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Tillmans, Steve McQueen, Douglas Gordon, Mark Wallinger and Yinka Shonibare have signed their support to the “Hands Off Our Revolution” movement. Founded by artist Adam Broomberg, the group was launched in reaction to the Brexit vote, the refugee crisis, and the election of Donald Trump as President of the US.

29 January 2017

Turner Prize Winners Unite To Help Fund Glasgow School Of Art Fire

Several Turner Prize Winners including Antony Gormley Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry have created artworks from found material taken from the fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art to raise funds for the restoration.

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Outlandish Turner Prize Nominees

Love it or loath it, the Turner Prize award always raises a critic’s scrutinising eyebrow. Some past prize winners are now household names, others have sunk into the hinterlands of obscurity. Here are some of the more outlandish past entrants.

8 December 2016

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Quiz – How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Turner Prize Time

How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

8 December 2016

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Michael Gove’s Turner Prize Tweet Says Winner Helen Marten Celebrates Ugliness

Great to see the Turner Prize is on Brexiteer Michael Gove’s radar. It proves how important the arts must be to him, even though he was almost single handily responsible for the near scrapping of Art History courses from the A Level syllabus!

7 December 2016

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Quiz – Assemble 2015 Turner Prize Winners

Test your knowledge of Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble.

6 December 2016

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Turner Prize Surprise Winner Announced At Tate Britain Ceremony

Congratulations to Helen Marten winner of the prestigious Turner Prize for 2016. The award announced at a ceremony in London this evening is the most coveted prize given to a British artist, under the age of 50, having mounted one of the best exhibitions of the last 12 months. This year artists Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and […]

18 November 2016

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Turner Prize Nominated Helen Marten Awarded Inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

This is a big year for the British artist Helen Marten. Not only has she been nominated for the 2016 Turner Prize but she has been awarded the inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.

22 September 2016

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Hull City Of Culture: Rembrandt To Turner Prize Highlights Announced

The reopening of the Ferens Art Gallery following a £4.5 million facelift, the Turner Prize, an  exhibition of Francis Bacon’s Screaming Popes, Spencer Tunick’s nudes, works by Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Matisse from the British Museum, a brand new contemporary art space, Humber Street Gallery, and an Open Exhibition showcasing the work of local artists which will be judged by the director of London’s National Gallery and Hull-born […]

14 December 2015

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DIY: Turner Prize Winners Assemble Explore The Art Of Making In Norwich

The groundbreaking exhibition Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing at Norwich Castle Museum, which includes this year’s Turner Prize winners Assemble, provides a fascinating insight into today’s making revolution and features four newly commissioned works. Also included is Homework by Will Shannon. Whilst commissioned as part of Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing, Homework has been an […]

8 December 2015

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Assemble: Turner Prize Winners In Conversation With Artlyst – Exclusive Interview

Assemble, the 2015 winners of this years coveted Turner Prize are a collective consisting of 18 members. Their practice crosses fields of design, architecture and craft to create playful installation environments. They were nominated for their Granby Four Streets project which saw the transformation of a dilapidated group of terraced houses in Liverpool into works […]

3 December 2015

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Assemble: Turner Prize Nominated Collective Receive Art On The Underground Commission

The Turner Prize 2016 nominated, ‘Assemble’, the architecture and design collective, have announced a new commission from Art on the Underground. This is the official art programme for Transport for London (TfL), and will take place at Seven Sisters Tube station. The project is part of Underline, a series of commissions for the Victoria line in 2015-16.   From early […]

17 August 2015

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Turner Prize Takes A Road Trip Across Scotland In 2015

The Turner Prize 2015, will take a trip across Scotland, as part of the event this year. The Travelling Gallery will take a special show out on the road featuring a roll-call of past Scottish Turner Prize winners and nominees, starting on 22 August 2015, then travelling right across Scotland as far as the Highlands and the Orkney Islands,  visiting schools, […]

14 August 2015

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Turner Prize Winning Artist Grenville Davey Receives Honorary Degree

The Turner Prize-winning artist, Grenville Davey, who won the award in 1992 is to be honoured at Writtle College Graduation Ceremonies this year. A stalwart of the Essex farming community and a dedicated supporter of the College along with Lise-Lotte Olsen, a former Chair of the Board of Governors at Writtle, both have been be granted Honorary Degrees. The artist alsong […]

14 July 2015

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Turner Prize Winner Douglas Gordon Goes On Axe-Wielding Rampage: PICTURES

The Turner Prize winning artist Douglas Gordon has gone on an axe-wielding rampage at HOME the centre for international contemporary art, theatre and film in Manchester. Gordon, currently directing Neck Of The Woods at the Festival, launched the axe attack on the walls of the new £25m venue where his show is currently being staged. […]

8 July 2015

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Ferens Art Gallery in Hull Gets A Facelift For 2017 Turner Prize

The Ferens Art Gallery in Hull has announced it will shut its doors for a revamp in time to host the Turner Prize in 2017. The neo-classical building will exhibit the Prize competitors during Hull’s City of Culture year. The £4.5m facelift will bring it up to scratch in order to exhibit Britain’s biggest annual art award. Work has already begun to move 2,500 […]

29 May 2015

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Turner Prize To Be Hosted In Hull In 2017 Culture Year

The Turner Prize, one of the most important events in British art, will be hosted in Hull UK City of Culture in 2017,it was announced today. The art exhibition and award will be staged at the city’s Ferens art gallery. It is the first event to be announced for Hull’s City of Culture year. The gallery […]

26 December 2014

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Crossrail Commissions Turner Prize Winning Artists To Decorate Flagship Stations

The Turner Prize winning artists Douglas Gordon and Richard Wright have been chosen to create art for the flagship Crossrail, Tottenham Court Road station. City of London Corporation will match funds amounting to half the costs of the Art Programme in Crossrail’s central London stations. The newly dubbed Culture Line is to deliver artworks by […]

1 December 2014

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Turner Prize Winner 2014 Announced Tonight At Tate Britain By Chiwetel Ejiofor

This year’s Turner Prize competition will be announced at Tate Britain following the Channel 4 News from 7:45pm this evening. The nominees this year are Duncan Campbell, James Richards, Ciara Phillips and Tris Vonna-Michell, shortlisted for Britain’s most coveted contemporary art prize. They four artists employ audio, video, craft and design however this year, for […]

18 September 2014

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Scottish Independence And The Future Of British Art

People in Scotland have begun voting on independence today. If Scotland votes yes to their independence from the United Kingdom – each will split ending a 307-year-old union – a separation that could also include the re-appraisal of cultural and artistic relationships which could change the face of the contemporary art scene in Britain and […]

11 September 2014

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Turner Prize’s 30th Anniversary Looking back – Steve McQueen

In the lead up to the 30th Anniversary of the Turner Prize, presented at Tate Britain from 30th September to 4th January – with its long history, and many media controversies – we take a look at some of the winners of the prize of times past. Having previously looked back at the first winner, […]

8 September 2014

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Gillian Wearing Time Travels for Vincent Award

The Turner Prize winner is in line to collect the Dutch art prize for ‘influencing the development of contemporary art in Europe’ by posing as herself from 30 years ago in a piece called Me as an Artist in 1984, the first year of the Turner Prize before Wearing was a professional artist. The Vincent […]

7 September 2014

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Turner Prize’s 30th Anniversary Looking back – Malcolm Morley

The Turner Prize will soon come around again on its annual pass of the London artworld; named after the painter J. M. W. Turner, the award is an annual prize presented to a British visual artist under the age of 50. Awarding the prize is organised by the Tate gallery and staged at Tate Britain. […]

9 August 2014

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Turner Prize Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary With More Prowess

This year the Turner Prize celebrates 30 years of challenging our sensibilities with four emerging artist and no big name players. Intended to promote public discussion of new developments in contemporary British art, the Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist under fifty living in Britain for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of […]

28 July 2014

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Turner Prize Winner Jeremy Deller Marks WWI Centenary With New App

Jeremy Deller, the Turner Prize winning artist best known for his ‘Lights Out Lights On’ installation, now in the permanent collection of the Tate has created a new free app as part of 14-18 NOW, the cultural programme marking the centenary of the First World War.  The work comprises four films devised by the artist […]

10 June 2014

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Turner Prize Winner Antony Gormley Creates Inhabitable London Site-Specific Sculpture

The Turner prize winning artist Antony Gormley has created a new site-specific sculpture for a london hotel.  ‘Room’ is a giant crouching figure on the façade of London’s new Beaumont Hotel, the interior of which is a hotel suite, was unveiled at a press preview today in the presence of the artist. Antony Gormley said: “I […]