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The Turner Prize 2010 Bookmakers Odds - Fancy a Flutter

04-12-2010
 
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Which artist will take home the controversial Turner Prize? It is an interesting concept to reduce this coveted prize to numbers.The Turner Prize is awarded to new artists with an aim to celebrate younger talent and to focus attention on new developments in the visual arts in Britain. The shortlist of four Artists representing the Jurors decision for 2010 are: The painterly installations of Angela de la Cruz, sound artist Susan Philipsz, film installation artists, The Otolith Group and the more traditional painter, Dexter Dalwood. Watch Video

Watch this year's Turner Prize winner announcement live on channel 4 from Tate Britain from 7:00pm .

The favourite and strongly supported contender is Susan Phillipz at 4/9.Philipsz who is based in Germany uses her own voice to create uniquely evocative sound installations. Second favourite and main rival to Phillipz is Dexter Dalwood at 7/2 Dalwood who use to be a member of the punk band the Cortinas is best known for the "Death Of David Kelly 2008 art work and would be a controversial winner as his work is loved by many and loathed by certain critics. The other two artists who are in the betting but look to be out of the running according to the prices on offer are Angela De La Cruz at 7/1 and The Otolith Group at 7.0 .  Keeping in mind that last year William Hill had 83% of the bets placed on Roger Hiorns and winner Richard Wright was only 13/2. It could be another surprize win. Read More....

Here are last years predictions compiled by William Hill.

Turner Prize 2009: 1/1 Roger Hiorns, 5/2 Enrico David, 7/2 Lucy Skaer, 13/2 Richard Wright

 

The 2010  Odds

 

Dexter Dalwood

16.9%

 7/2

The Otolith Group

16.9%

  7.0

Susan Philipsz

70%

 4/9

Angela de la Cruz

14.7%

7/1

 


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