4 December 2011

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UK Bookmakers Predict Turner Prize Winner

Martin Boyce is the current Frontrunner with 11/10 odds George Shaw 13/8 Karla Black 6/1 Hilary Lloyd 6/1 The odds are in, the bets placed and now we’re off to the starting gates, as the UK prepares for the envelope opening of one of the art-worlds most coveted awards, the annual Turner prize. This year […]

14 November 2011

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Fashion Royalty Mario Testino to Reveal Turner Prize 2011

World’s most famous fashion photographer Mario Testino to present artworld’s most prestigious award – the Turner Prize It has been announced that Mario Testino, one of the world’s most well known and celebrated fashion photographers, will present this year’s Turner Prize at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead on 5 December 2011.  The pronouncement on which of the four nominated artists have […]

30 October 2011

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Hilary Lloyd In Focus

A Closer Look at Turner Prize 2011 Nominee Hilary Lloyd   For her Turner Prize exhibition, Hilary Lloyd presents us with four separate video works – the frankly titled ‘Floor’, ‘Shirt’, ‘Tower Block’ and ‘Moon’. Her works infuse the mundane with the glamour of intrigue generated through abstraction, with her familiar subjects rendered exotic via […]

20 October 2011

Turner Prize 2011 Opens On The Tyne

  BALTIC opens 2011 Turner Prize Exhibition For the first time in its 27 year history, the Turner Prize is to be hosted by a non-Tate venue; and today, Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has opened the doors on the Turner Prize exhibition. Four shortlisted artists – Karla Black, Martin Boyce, Hilary Lloyd, and […]

17 October 2011

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Gateshead Installs Turner Prize 2011

A look at the Artists, the Location and the Logistics The Tate and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art will open its doors to the press and public later this week for the Turner Prize 2011. The four artists who have been shortlisted this year are busy installing their work and the press pack preparing themselves […]