11 November 2015

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Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon to Present Turner Prize 2015 Award

The Artist, musician and songwriter Kim Gordon will present the award for Turner Prize 2015. Musician, artist, and writer Kim Gordon is a founding member of the band Sonic Youth and a current member, with Bill Nace, of the guitar duo Body/Head. She is the author of Is It My Body? Selected Texts (Sternberg Press, 2014), and her memoir Girl in a […]

2 October 2015

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Identity Crisis : Does The Turner Prize Justify Its Own Existence

With each year that passes the Turner Prize battles doggedly to justify its own existence. It appears to be suffering some kind of identity crisis stemming from the decreasing relevance its entrants have on capturing the actual zeitgeist of contemporary art. Art can be and is made from anything and by anyone – it has […]

2 October 2015

Turner Prize Sacrifices Visual Punch For Conceptual Filler In Glasgow

What do chorale singers, a craftsman’s showroom, a posh cafe with fur coats thrown over chairs and a library reading room have in common? Yes you guessed it – it must be Turner Prize time again!  This year the latest nominees for this most prestigious British art prize have gone north to Scotland for the first […]

29 September 2015

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Turner Prize Launches 2015 Exhibition At Tramway Gallery In Glasgow

The Turner Prize 2015 launches in Glasgow tomorrow and Artlyst will be there to report first hand on the upside and downside of this most talked about exhibition and prize. Glasgow is the capital for visual art in Scotland with a ready pool of talent exiting from the Glasgow School of Art each year. The […]

12 January 2013

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Turner Prize 2015 Goes North Of The Border To Glasgow

The Tramway in Glasgow will host the 2015 Turner Prize. The Tate’s director Nicholas Serota, announced each venue had “put forward compelling cases for hosting the Turner Prize in 2015”, but that Tramway in Glasgow’s south side would host the event in December 2015.  He said: “Over the last 20 years, Glasgow and Scotland has […]