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Turner Prize 2016

I just watched the presentation of the winner for the Turner prize. Wow!! The art produced is very subjective, like all art. Love it or loath ‘The Turner prize’ I am always fascinated by it. 148 more words

Who is Helen Marten and why did she win the Turner Prize?

Helen Marten, a 31 year old artist living in London, was seen by many as the people’s favourite to win this year’s Turner Prize.

The prize is just the latest in a series of honours for Marten, with this year seeing her in a major show at London’s Serpentine Gallery and winning the Hepworth Prize for Sculpture a few weeks ago. 425 more words

Lifestyle

Turner Prize 2016 // Helen Marten

It’s that time of year again where the prestigious prize is awarded to another brilliant British artist.

It was announced that Helen Marten is this years winner earlier this evening. 967 more words

Photography

Groin Frosties with Jazzy Hand

Dublin was the European City of Culture in 1991 – and I’ve got the photo (and T-shirt!) to prove it.

I called this work at the time, … 30 more words

Creative Writing

Doin' Bugger all 'n' Farting 'bout


Well where did that week go?   Is it really a week since I was in London enduring the Turner Prize finalist sandwiched as they were between the incredible… 175 more words

Drawing

Prizes and age limits (again): the case of the #TurnerPrize

We have blogged before about prizes and age limits, including Katrina’s blog post about the Turner Prize last year when she called for an explanation for having an upper age limit of 50 years and for a change in policy. 256 more words

In The News

Tap Turner Prize

I knew I’d one day win the turner prize!

…And the award of the prize for 2016 goes to…

When I turn on the tap I know my identity .

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