Diverse backgrounds are integral to this year’s exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize, as, in each of the four micro-exhibitions, they are wielded to address pressing social issues.
All four of this year’s nominees for the UK’s top art prize have roots outside Britain.
MINNEAPOLIS — With just four shapes made out of crude line drawings, Andrea Büttner captures the essence of shame.
MILTON KEYNES, UK — Art, which has been called a religion, has a serious problem with faith. Genocides may come and go leaving the beliefs of many intact, but contemporary art is a sensitive flower — in many ways it is still getting over World War One.