Andrea Büttner / Gesamtzusammenhang (installation)
Hurvin Anderson / Dub Versions
The Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition or public presentation of their work anywhere in the world in the previous year. Among the previous winners are Wolfgang Tillmans, and Rachel Whiteread.
The four shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2017 are Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner, Lubaina Himid, and Rosalind Nashashibi.
Rosalind Nashashibi / Electrical Gaza (video still)
Lubaina Himid / Navigation Charts (installation)
Since 2011 the Turner Prize has been staged outside of London every other year. For 2017 it will be presented at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 program.
Since it was established in 1984 the Turner Prize has become one of the most prestigious international visual arts awards and has both reflected and contributed to a growing public awareness and interest in contemporary art.
The members of the Turner Prize 2017 jury are:
Dan Fox, Co-Editor at Frieze.
Martin Herbert, art critic.
Mason Leaver-Yap, Walker Art Center’s Bentson Scholar of Moving Image in Minneapolis, and Associate Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin.
Emily Pethick, Director, Showroom.
The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain.
The Turner Prize 2017
Through January 7, 2018 / Ferens Art Gallery
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