5 December 2011

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Turner Prize 2011 In Photos

ArtLyst at the Baltic with first hand photos of the Turner Prize party With long queues and cold damp breezes greeting the guests at tonight’s Turner Prize, everyone was elated to finally get inside the Baltic. The award was won by Martin Boyce whose installations are a highly theatrical montage of Modernist reference: this scholarly […]

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 […]

1 November 2011

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Martin Boyce In Focus

A closer look at Turner Prize 2011 nominee Martin Boyce Martin Boyce’s work draws on a wide range of influences, as much from the fields of architecture and design as that of art. His Turner Prize exhibition, evocative of a park landscape, contains a myriad of references to icons of Modernism: this is seen nowhere […]

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 […]

25 October 2011

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George Shaw In Focus

  A closer look at Turner Prize 2011 nominee George Shaw   George Shaw is a painter of nostalgia; his subject matter is drawn exclusively from a half–mile radius around Tile Hill, a post-war housing estate on the edge of Coventry in the West Midlands that was Shaw’s home until the age of 18. But […]

24 October 2011

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Karla Black In Focus

  A closer look at Turner Prize 2011 nominee Karla Black   Although officially dubbed a sculptor, Black’s exhibited work seems to defy classification, simultaneously occupying the regions of painting, sculpture, and performance. Upon passing through a maze of fragile polythene and paint-cracked curtains, the viewer is met with a monumental mountain range constructed out […]

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 […]

4 May 2011

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Turner Prize 2011 Shortlist Unveiled

The 4 artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2011 are Karla Black, Martin Boyce, Hilary Lloyd and George Shaw. – Read Review Of Turner Prize In Gateshead Here The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in British contemporary art. It is […]