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The cheek of it: 2016 Turner Prize shortlist revealed

A giant golden sculpture of buttocks and more than £20,000 in pennies are among artworks in the running for this year’s Turner Prize.

An exhibition of the works by four shortlisted artists will go on display at the Tate Britain on Tuesday. 202 more words


Turner Prize Now 'Finally Beyond Parody' - Official

Members of the public have their first chance to see the artworks nominated for the Turner Prize when an exhibition featuring the four contending artists opens tomorrow. 241 more words


History Centre Heroes: Gilbert and George

The Plymouth Art Weekender takes place at the end of this week (23 to 25 September 2016) and the History Centre will feature an exciting programme of contemporary visual art, so we’re using this week’s blog post to highlight a contemporary artist who hails from Plymouth. 684 more words


I really dislike modern art.. or at least I think I do.

Art (generally) excites me, it lifts my spirit.. I like being around it, for no apparent reason I just do. And I know that isn’t consistent in all people which makes it special, and something that should be explored at least.. 637 more words

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Martin Creed – Thoughts Lined Up

Telephone Records – 8th July 2016

Christopher Nosnibor

Wakefield-born and Glasgow-raised Martin Creed probably has a fair few detractors. The Turner Prize has a peculiar tendency to wind people up, art fans and critics and the general populace alike And so, while in art circles he’s known as a self-effacing, playfully provocative artist, to many, he is known as being the 2001 winner of the Turner Prize-Winner, who became infamous overnight for his installation piece, Work no. 658 more words