Latest Turner Prize Stories

2008-09-30 12:00:30

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT GLASGOW-BASED artist Cathy Wilkes' installations, including a mannequin doll sitting on a toilet, grabbed the most attention at the opening of the exhibition for the Turner Prize. Belfast-born Wilkes' show, I Give You All My Money, being shown at Tate Britain in London, features two supermarket check-outs covered in dirty dishes and surrounded by a ladder, tiles, the seated mannequin, and another with its head in a bird cage. "It's incredibly carefully...

2006-05-16 05:18:48

LONDON (Reuters) - A video artist best known for filming a dance marathon in Ramallah and a sculptor who offers works comprising twigs, dust and fluff are among the Turner Prize contenders this year. The shortlist for the 25,000 pound art prize was announced on Tuesday. The contending works will be exhibited at Tate Britain from October with the winner to be announced on December 4. The judges, whose choices for the Turner Prize often provoke howls of rage from the wider art world,...

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