1 December 2014

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Duncan Campbell Wins The Turner Prize 2014

Favourite Duncan Campbell has won this year’s Turner Prize on the anniversary of its 30th year; the artist presented his in-depth video work ‘It For Others’. Campbell beat fellow artists James Richards, Tris Vonna-Mitchell, and Ciara Phillips, shortlisted for Britain’s most coveted contemporary art prize. The four artists employed audio, video, craft and design, however […]

26 October 2014

Turner Prize 2014: Headscratchingly Challenging And Not Very Public Friendly

The Turner prize, created thirty years ago to promote public discussion about new developments in contemporary British Art, couldn’t be less public-friendly this year, and will be hard pressed to lure the masses. Aside from elements like the exuberant colour in Ciara Phillips’ installation and the musicality of Tris Vonna-Michell’s voice, some works can be […]

4 October 2014

Turner Prize 2014: Beyond The Valley Of Tabloid Titillation

Clenching anuses, mass-produced rainbows of wallpaper, pretentious postcolonial posturings, and the ramblings of a nervous madman are what fill the tabloid-titillating Turner Prize in 2014. Or at least, that’s what some would have you believe. Named after the English Romantic landscape painter JMW Turner, a radical artist in his own day, the annual contemporary arts […]

29 September 2014

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Turner Prize Exhibition Special Preview Highlights The Best Of British Art

The Turner Prize exhibition which was founded in 1984, now in its 30th year, opens on 30th September and Artlyst was there today to get a first look. The work this year is dark, dark, dark with three video and ephemera displays out numbering the lighter retro room by the printmaker Ciara Phillips. The Turner […]

28 April 2014

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Turner Prize 2014 Shortlist To Be Announced 7 May At Tate Britain

Tate Britain will announce the 2014 Turner Prize shortlist on Wednesday 7 May.  The Turner Prize began in 1984, established by Tate Gallery’s Patrons of New Art in recognition of the work of some of the finest new talent in Britain’s contemporary art world. Named in honour of the nineteenth-century painter J.M.W. Turner, in response […]