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Turner Prize 2020 Cancelled, Replaced By Bursaries

The organisers of the Turner Prize have announced the cancellation of his year’s edition. Instead, 10 bursaries of £10,000 will be awarded to selected artists. Normally, the shortlist for the controversial modern art prize would have been announced by organisers Tate Britain at this time of year, usually to the bafflement and derision of the public. An exhibition would have opened in the autumn with the winner of the £25,000 prize announced in December. Alex...

Tate Modern Presents Major Exhibition of the Art of Steve McQueen

Tate Modern is to present the first major exhibition of the artwork of Steve McQueen in the UK for 20 years. The first major exhibition of his work here since he won the Turner Prize in 1999, it will feature 14 major works spanning film, photography and sculpture, including his first film shot on a Super 8 camera, Exodus 1992/97, and the recent End Credits 2012–ongoing, McQueen’s homage to the African-American singer, actor and civil...

Turner Prize Sensation As All Four Artists Share Joint Award

All four artists shortlisted for the 2019 Turner Prize have been named joint winners after they collectively argued that the judges should recognise the causes of “commonality, multiplicity and solidarity”. The award ceremony in Margate on Tuesday 3rd December made history as Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani were named the collective winners after they jointly wrote to the judges. Helen Cammock read out a joint statement on stage. The artists,...

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