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 […]