Turner Prize

Northern Irish activist collective wins Turner Prize 2021 with a ‘pub without permission’

Array Collective was picked from shortlist of activist art groups, while show questions whether the future of British art belongs in galleries or museums

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What's the point of art prizes?

The trend for awards to be shared among all the shortlisted artists reflects the current political climate, but it might be time to do away with them all together


Everyone’s a winner: Artes Mundi 9 prize awarded to all six nominees

Firelei Báez, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Meiro Koizumi, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Prabhakar Pachpute and Carrie Mae Weems each win £10,000 in latest example of award-sharing


Black Obsidian Sound System: 'Thanks for the Turner Prize nomination, here are our terms'

Group shortlisted by Tate for the prestigious contemporary art prize is calling out the institution’s hypocrisy and demanding working conditions that are “nurturing and supportive”


For first time Turner Prize 2021 shortlist is made up entirely of artist collectives

From a Welsh community group to a neurodiverse arts hub in Hastings, the collectives' works will go on show in Coventry in September


Actor Russell Tovey to judge 2021 Turner Prize

Award's exhibition moves to Herbert Art Gallery and Museum as part of the year-long UK City of Culture 2021 festival


Ten artists who won Turner bursaries from Tate 'fully support' museum's striking workers

Open letter says that redundancies contradict Tate’s commitment to "champion the richness of art for everyone"

Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision to award the Turner Prize to all of the nominees. Plus, Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández tells us about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Helen Stoilas. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Aimee Dawson

Could the joint win sound the death knell for the Turner Prize?

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani's decision to share the prize reflects the collective nature of their work, but how this could impact the award remains to be seen

In shock move, all four nominated artists win Turner Prize 2019

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani will share the UK’s most prestigious art prize

After backlash over homophobic sponsor, former BP chief steps in to fund Turner Prize

John Browne is among four new supporters of the award that launches in Margate

Turner Prize nominee Helen Cammock on Baroque music and marginalised histories

The UK artist's solo exhibition at London's Whitechapel Gallery explores the lives of 17th-century Italian female composers

Stagecoach sponsorship of Turner Prize ends after pressure over bus firm founder’s homophobic views

Artists and dealers had written letters in protest over the involvement of Brian Souter’s firm

Turner Prize nominees give 'voice to the marginalised’

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani have been shortlisted for this year’s award


Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger launches no-Brexit poster campaign

Posters featuring Prime Minister Theresa May will be cropping up on billboards across Britain

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roma persecution to dreamt-up countries

In Liverpool, Lubaina Himid’s show questions the Guardian’s portrayal of black people

The Turner Prize winner examines how editorial decisions at the newspaper affect the representation of black people in its pages–with alarming results

Curators defend Turner Prize nominee Luke Willis Thompson

The artist has been accused of profiting from black suffering

Trespassing allowed at Laure Prouvost's secret Parisian garden of delights

The french artist tells The Art Newspaper about her new Palais de Tokyo show, her Venice Biennale plans and why play is important

Malcolm Morley, the first artist to win the Turner Prize, has died aged 86

The US-based photorealist trailblazer turned to Expressionism, experiencing a career renaissance in later years

Podcast episode 29: Taryn Simon on grief and mourning

We talk to the US artist about her acclaimed work An Occupation of Loss staged in New York and now London. We hear from a curator and conservator at the Met about resurrecting Moretto da Brescia’s final great painting, and appraise the Turner Prize shortlist.

Hosted by Ben Luke and Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Migration and police shootings tackled in highly political Turner Prize 2018 shortlist

Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson nominated for £25,000 award

Lubaina Himid's win is richly deserved but raises questions about the future of the Turner Prize

It may be impossible for juries to give the award to younger artists ahead of long deserving ones


Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize for 'uncompromising' approach to race relations

At 63, she is the oldest artist to receive the Tate's prestigious £25,000 award


Turner Prize show takes on Thatcher, Reagan and racial politics

This year’s “quite radical” exhibition in Hull, featuring Lubaina Himid and Hurvin Anderson, touches on social and political topics


Turner Prize shortlist dominated by painters and older artists as Tate lifts age limit

Hurvin Anderson, Lubaina Himid, Andrea Büttner and Rosalind Nashashibi are in the running for coveted award

Why try to fix the Turner Prize when it ain’t broke?

There is a downside to dropping the age limit of 50 for qualifying artists

Tate unveils Turner Prize shortlist

Three are graduates of the Glasgow School of Art

The outsider’s outsider: Interview with Jeremy Deller

Is Deller the best artist whom collectors rarely buy? And why is he showing in London, a city he tries to avoid?

Prada to present Turner Prize at Tate Britain

Dexter Dalwood, Angela de la Cruz, Susan Philipsz and the Otolith Group are shortlisted for the prize

Charles Saatchi’s art to go on rotating display at Hermitage

Works on loan from the British collector will go on display in a room named after him; Tate to send Turner Prize retrospective to Moscow

Interview with Sean Scully: Bringing sex to the minimalist grid

After 25 years, the Irish artist is still going strong, subjecting his paintings to “tough love” and steering away from nostalgia


Tate announces its exhibition schedule for 2007

Next year's schedule is packed with big names

The Turner Prize 2002

Tate Britain gives a taste of the work of these young artists

Tate announces Turner prize shortlist

A photographer, a conceptual artist, a film-maker and an installation artist comprise the candidates for Britain’s most famous contemporary art prize

News from London: All the Turner prize gossip, while Lopez returns to Spain but Lisson gets bigger

Horsing around at the Serpentine doesn't hit the right spot for Wallinger collector


Anish Kapoor wins Turner Prize

The three other artists on the short list were Ian Davenport, Fiona Rae and Rachel Whiteread