How does a selective competition fit with the contemporary art world’s aspirations toward greater inclusivity?
Who Is Veronica Ryan, This Year’s Turner Prize Winner?
Ryan’s practice delves into the experiences of generational migration, contradictions, and paradoxes.
2020 Turner Prize Is Canceled; Tate Will Instead Distribute £100,000 to 10 Artists
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of the Turner Prize will forego this year’s edition and award cash prizes to 10 British artists instead.
Turner Prize Nominees Consider the Injustices Brought About by Borders
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani have been shortlisted for the coveted prize.
Turner Prize Nominees Are Announced, But Overshadowed by Sponsorship Controversy
The four artists shortlisted for this year’s prize are being masked by the company Stagecoach, whose chairman was behind a homophobic political campaign in 2000.
2018 Turner Prize Shortlist Spotlights Moving Image Artists
Among this year’s nominees are a 30-year-old artist from New Zealand and a London-based collective that analyzes the architecture and urban design of conflict areas.
Lubaina Himid Becomes First Woman of Color To Win Turner Prize
At 63, she is also the oldest artist to win the UK’s top contemporary art prize, which recently dropped its requirement that nominees be younger than 50.
The Refreshingly Diverse Shortlist for the 2017 Turner Prize
All four of this year’s nominees for the UK’s top art prize have roots outside Britain.
2016 Turner Prize Nominees Revealed
Contrary to Hyperallergic’s April Fool’s Day predictions, Syrian refugees are not included on the 2016 Turner prize shortlist, which was announced this week. The nominees do include the creator of a giant butt sculpture and an artist who convinced gallery attendees to ride around on a miniature train set.
Three Female Artists and an Architecture Collective Nominated for 2015 Turner Prize
On Tuesday, Tate Modern announced the four nominees for the 2015 Turner Prize: multidisciplinary artist Bonnie Camplin, sound and performance artist Janice Kerbel, sculpture, installation, and collage artist Nicole Wermers, and the architecture collective Assemble.
Grayson Perry’s Art World 101
Grayson Perry’s Playing to the Gallery is presented as a beginner’s guide to the machinations of the art world, though it also holds a mirror up to the so-called “certainty freaks” — members of the art world who have an axe to grind or are stubbornly set in their beliefs.
Glasgow School of Art Continues Turner Prize Dominance
The 2014 Turner Prize was awarded this evening to the Glasgow, Scotland–based artist Duncan Campbell, for his film “It For Others” (2013).