Julian Turner (born 1985 in Hamburg) is the second winner of the Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize, an award promoting young artists who live primarily in Austria. The prize was established in 2016 by the Kapsch Group and mumok and the winner receives 5,000 euro prize money and a solo exhibition at mumok, including a publication. Show More Summary
Elizabeth Price, a Turner Prize winner, pairs art and archaeology in her digital videos.
"Lubaina Himid, an artist who makes theatrical, witty and challenging works that address colonial history, racism and institutional invisibility,... won for three exhibitions of her work in Bristol, Oxford and Nottingham."
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 post Lubaina Himid Becomes First Woman of Color To Win Turner Prize appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Lubaina Himid, 63, on Tuesday became the oldest winner of the Turner Prize, Britain's most prestigious yet controversial visual art award, for her works celebrating black creativity. Judges praised the Zanzibar-born artist for the "seriousness...Show More Summary
Ms. Himid, 63, is the award’s first nonwhite woman winner and its oldest recipient. The prize raised its age limit above 50 for the first time since 1991.
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. The post The 2017 Turner Prize Exhibition Puts Politics Front and Center appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Steve McQueen. Grayson Perry. Damien Hirst. These are some of the winners of the Turner Prize, one of the U.K.'s most prestigious and controversial art awards. "Play on Words" (a copy of Macbeth on top of the Oxford English Dictionary). Show More Summary
Lubaina Himid: Meticulous Observations and Naming the Money, a powerful new exhibition at Liverpool?s Walker Art Gallery, is presenting artwork by 2017 Turner Prize nominee Lubaina Himid MBE. The Arts Council Collection National Partners...Show More Summary
Now that it's no longer burdened by the weight of making young artists' careers, the Turner show of the four shortlisted artists does a better job representing art in Britain and being accessible to audiences.
SELDOM has Hull’s Ferens gallery been the scene of such frenetic activity. It is playing host to the Turner Prize, Britain’s most prestigious—and often controversial—visual arts award; the four short-listed artists’ works have to be ready for public display by September 26th.
The Architekturzentrum Wien presents a world premiere with a survey exhibition of the work of Assemble: 'Assemble. How We Build'. In 2015 the London-based collective of 18 equal members won the coveted Turner Prize, Europe's most prestigious award for contemporary art. Show More Summary
Firstsite, Colchester, is presenting Warp and Weft, a survey of works by the 2017 Turner Prize nominee, Lubaina Himid. A key figure in the Black Arts Movement, Himid first came to prominence in the 1980s when she began organising exhibitions of work by her peers, who were under-represented in the contemporary art scene. Show More Summary
Scottish artist David Mach?s solo exhibition at Griffin Gallery is his first new newspaper installation for 15 years. Turner prize nominated Mach constructed a gargantuan installation from 20-tonnes of newspaper. Mach?s installation looks like a wave of paper, exploding through one of the gallery walls, and cascading through the room. Show More Summary
It was announced today that the host venue for Turner Prize 2019 will be Turner Contemporary in Margate. One of the best known prizes for the visual arts in the world, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. Show More Summary
As you may recall, Damien Hirst’s 10-years-in-the-making “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable” project finally debuted in Venice last month. To complement the exhibition, the Turner Prize winner has now unveiled a new book which shines a light on the exhaustive behind-the-scenes work required to pull off the feat. Billed in some quarters as a […]
The Art Newspaper's Ben Luke argues that limiting the prize to artists under 50 was a crucial element in the Turner Prize's success in drawing wide attention to emerging talent (the stated reason for the award's existence), and that eliminating that limit will make jurors' jobs much more difficult.