The painter and 2017 Turner Prize nominee is the first artist to be commissioned to produce a unique print to be displayed in diplomatic buildings across the world.
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Writing for a-n News in August 2016, Hull-based artist Paul Collinson called on the City of Culture legacy team to “set foot outside their fortress and talk to those who will be left behind to carry on the good work”. Now, after the city’s high-profile year of cultural activity, he looks back over the year and asks, “Where next?”
The winner of this year’s Turner Prize has had a busy and high-profile 2017, but while the attention has been welcome she explains that her major achievement over the last 12 months has been finding time to make “a serious amount of new paintings”.
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.
The winner of this year’s Turner Prize – the first since its under-50 age restriction was lifted – was announced at a ceremony in Hull Minster.
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My response to Hurvin Anderson’s painting Greensleeves (2017) in the Turner Prize exhibition 2017. My image was painted in watercolour, Find out more about Hurvin Anderson’s work
Congregating outside Feren’s Art Gallery, amidst an unusually high number of coaches dropping people off, we had arrived at Turner Prize 2017! Yes, that’s right the Turner Prize, in Hull! So, in we went, to discuss, experience and encounter […]
Curated by George Vasey and Sacha Craddock and featuring artists Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Buttner, Lubaina Himid, and Rosalind Nashashibi, this year’s Turner Prize exhibition in Hull showcases strong and exciting work. Fisun Güner reports.
Yesterday’s announcement of the 2017 Turner Prize shortlist saw two artists over 50 nominated – Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid – reflecting the recent decision to drop its longstanding under-50 rule. Fisun Güner welcomes the change, arguing that it better reflects the reality of many artists’ careers while also ensuring a particularly strong line-up for this year’s prize.
The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize includes painting, film, drawing and installation and features two artists who would previously have been too old to be considered.