13 December 2020

Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Turner Prize Winner’s Second Solo Exhibition Opens At Maureen Paley

Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Turner Prize Winner’s Second Solo Exhibition Opens At Maureen Paley

10 August 2015

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Turner Prize Winner Laure Prouvost: First Solo Presentation In Nordic-Baltic Region

Burrow Me is Laure Prouvost’s first solo presentation in the Nordic-Baltic region. In her work, Prouvost constructs immersive environments in which sculptures, videos and installations become central ploys in the re-enactment of unlikely scenarios, of spatial and temporal impossibility and absurdity. In her videos, Prouvost employs tropes both derived from and challenging the distinct filmic languages of […]

28 February 2015

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Steve McQueen: Turner Prize Winning Filmmaker Set To Direct Paul Robeson Biopic

Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen’s next big project will be to direct a biopic on American actor, singer, and activist Paul Robeson, reports the Guardian. “His life and legacy was the film I wanted to make the second after Hunger,” McQueen said, referring to his first film, about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands. […]

13 March 2013

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Turner Prize Winner Richard Wright Unveils Ceiling Painting At Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, has unveiled two newly commissioned large-scale ceiling paintings by the British Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Wright. The site-specific permanent installation is situated in two antechambers located to the left and right of the museum’s Night Watch Gallery, where Rembrandt’s celebrated painting will hang. Featuring complex patterns with more than 47,000 thousand […]

4 December 2012

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Video Artist Elizabeth Price Awarded Prestigious Turner Prize

The Video artist Elizabeth Price was presented the winner of Britain’s most coveted art award this evening at a ceremony at Tate Britain. She was given the cheque for £25,000 by actor Jude Law, for her video installation, The Woolworths Choir of 1979, 2012. Price a Yorkshire born artist, utilises archival text, images and music […]

7 December 2011

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Turner Prize Jury Swung By Sense Of Poetry

Jury awarded Martin Boyce with prize due to his ‘consistency’, ‘sense of poetry’, and ‘pioneering contribution to the current interest in historic modernism’ The jury noted the strength of all the shortlist – Martin Boyce, Karla Black, Hilary Lloyd, and George Shaw – and, in particular, how well this was demonstrated in the artists’ presentations […]

6 December 2011

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Why Martin Boyce Won The Turner Prize

So the excitement is over, and the Turner Prize 2011 has been awarded to Martin Boyce – we take a look at why… Marin Boyce presented a selection of works including ‘Do Words Have Voices’ (2011) – a sculpture inspired by a library table designed by Jean Prouve for the Maison de l’Etudiant – and […]

5 December 2011

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Martin Boyce Scoops Influential Turner prize

Winner of Turner Prize 2011 announced by Mario Testino at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Martin Boyce has just been announced as the winner of the £25,000 Turner Prize 2011. With long queues and cold damp breezes greeting the guests at tonight’s Turner Prize, everyone was elated to finally get inside. This year, for […]