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The most publicised art award in the UK happens to be Turner Prize, named after the English painter J.M. W. Turner. This award is given to a British visual artist under the age of 50 each year. 17 more words

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Howard Hodgkin

In the Pink
Gagosian Gallery
Hong Kong
Jan 19 – Mar 11, 2017
By Diana d’Arenberg Parmanand

I never interviewed Howard Hodgkin, who passed away on March 9 aged 84. 868 more words


Jerwood Gallery Hastings presents Keith Tyson; Turn Back Now

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to visit Hastings you’ll know that the prestigious Jerwood Gallery sits perfectly on the fishing shorefront in the Old town. 904 more words


Is it all about money?

In a world where everyone is driven by money Michael Dean’s exhibit in the Turner Prize 2016 exhibition at the Tate Britain last week was very powerful and thought provoking. 117 more words


Turner Prize show - Michael Dean: United Kingdom poverty line for two adults and two children: twenty thousand four hundred and thirty six pounds sterling as published on 1st September 2016

Michael Dean, says the blurb on the wall and everything else about him online, starts his sculpture with words and realises them in concrete and corrugated iron and soil and sand and when we went in the installation we found the doorway and battered locked hut plastered in stickers like advertising but these were meaningless words endlessly repeated and I do not remember them but I guess as the blurb says these were his starting point.  63 more words


The Turner Prize 2016, Tate Britain

The Tate is a few minutes walk from my office, and I popped down there this lunch time to take a look at the exhibition of the shortlisted artists for this year’s Turner Prize. 369 more words


Anthea Hamilton: Project for door

On entering the second Turner Prize installation at the Tate Britain gallery, my son focussed first on Anthea Hamilton’s brick suit tailored from brick textile hanging against a brick mural.  149 more words