The four artists nominated for this year’s Turner Prize span a diverse range of approaches but share an interest in unearthing and critiquing society’s physical and idealogical structures.
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Tate Modern director Frances Morris said the New York-based artist, who is known for her work addressing issues of race, gender and violence, “fearlessly tackles some of the most complex issues we face today”.
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The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
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This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.
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The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize, which will be exhibited at Tate Britain, has been announced and includes three individual artists and the collective, Forensic Architecture.
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This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.
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Lubaina Himid has approached the fanfare surrounding her Turner Prize win with characteristic low-key charm and generosity. Sonya Dyer hails her influence and achievements and hopes she will now be properly recognised as a contemporary artist making vital work today.
Next Saturday the 09/12/2017 I will be exhibiting (and selling) items from Transformations: Actions to Matter / Matter to Actions at the Yami-Ichi, Tate St. Ives.