23 December 2015

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Susan Philipsz Explores Composer Banned By Nazis Then Blacklisted By Hollywood

A large-scale multimedia installation by the Turner Prize winning artist Susan Philipsz will be on show at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington. “Part File Score” (2014), a recently acquired piece, is based on the life and work of film composer Hanns Eisler, a German Jew who immigrated to the United States after his music was […]

20 November 2015

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Susan Philipsz Unveils War Damaged Musical Instruments To Mark WW1 Centenary

Turner Prize wining sound artist Susan Philipsz (b.1965) has unveiled one of her most ambitious works to date, specially commissioned by 14-18 NOW, to mark the centenary of the First World War in the Duveen Galleries at Tate Britain. Entitled War Damaged Musical Instruments, the work uses recordings of tones from “The Last Post” on […]

10 July 2015

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Contemporary Sound Artists Respond To Six Paintings From The National Gallery

This summer, the National Gallery offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience some of the highlights of the collection in a very different way, through what they hear as much as what they see. Leading contemporary sound artists and musicians Nico Muhly, Susan Philipsz, Gabriel Yared, Jamie xx, Chris Watson, Janet Cardiff and George Bures […]

2 February 2014

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Turner Prize Winner Susan Philipsz Unveils Her Latest Sound Installation In Berlin

The Turner Prize winning Scottish artist Susan Philipsz is exhibiting one of her highly regarded sound works at the historic hall of the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. Ms Philipsz, who is based in the city for much of the year, has designed a sound installation that relates both to the building’s former function as a […]

9 August 2012

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Susan Philipsz National Anthem Homage To Olympic Humdrum

Turner prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz has taken to humming the National anthems of Russia, Grenada, Ethiopia, Bahrain, United States, Nigeria and Great Britain. In a tuneless fashion the songs make you feel like you are eavesdropping in on a private moment of domestic tidying. Speaking of her Olympic artwork Phillips stated: ‘I picked out different […]

10 April 2012

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Glasgow Prepares For International Festival of Visual Art

Everyone knows that quality visual art happens all year round in Glasgow just look at the last few years of Turner Prize nominees. For two weeks every two years, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art puts it firmly in the spotlight. From artists’ studios through to major museums, by way of a vast range of […]

1 March 2011

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Susan Philipsz New Chicago Installation

Susan Philipsz who recently won the 2010 Turner Prize, is installing one of her sublime sound installations in Chicago. “We Shall Be All” has been commissioned by  The Internationale at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Chicago. The instillation will run from February 26 to June 5, 2011. Philipsz’s  sound works echo literature, history and […]

4 May 2010

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Turner Prize 2010 Latest News

The 2010 Turner Prize was announced live on Channel 4 at 7:45 pm Monday 6 December. The winner this year was Susan Philipsz for her sound installations. The winner is often a surprise and difficult to predict. Last years winner, Richard Wright was an outsider. It was thought Roger Hiorns would win for his installation, […]