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Turner Prize 2015 – fur coats on chairs?

I’ve been meaning to write about the nominees for this year’s Turner Prize for a few weeks now and today I have the chance to do so (now it is a couple of weeks since I finished my foundation degree … Continue reading

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Call myself a proper artist – I missed the Turner Prize 2014 announcements

I was much shocked and surprised to realise yesterday evening that I’d missed the announcement of the winner of the Turner Prize 2014 this year. Two years’ ago I had been gripped to the TV for the announcement of the winner … Continue reading

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I can’t not write about the Turner Prize

Last night, lying in my sick bed (or sick settee with a furry blanket) I just about managed to watch the Turner Prize 2013 winner announcement on Channel 4. I would have had to have been very poorly not to. … Continue reading

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My latest favourte artist

Being a fan of depicting the ordinary in interesting ways, I have been introduced (not literally of course) to British artist George Shaw. As soon as I saw some of his artwork on the internet I fell in love with … Continue reading

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The man who painted cats

Continuing on my theme of the connection between art and madness my ears pricked up at the mention of ‘the man who painted cats’ in today’s tutorial (in which we were discussing the Turner Prize and artists’ eccentricity and / … Continue reading

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Four questions about the Turner Prize 2012

We have been asked to think of four questions about this year’s Turner Prize as a result of research posted in the previous post. I’ve decided that I’m just going to brain storm some questions and pick the best (if I get … Continue reading

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The Turner Prize 2012 – notes for the next tutorial

The selected artists nominated work Paul Noble – Noble is the current (at the time of writing) favourite to win the Turner Prize and his nomination for his incredible drawings has attracted some controversy ‘Pile of Poo is favourite for … Continue reading

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