Turner Prize

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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

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The Buck stopped here

Pantyhose and an inflatable Tina prove Margate's cultural clout extends beyond Turner Prize

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Sponsorship

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

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In the frame

Blow-up Tina Turner comes to Margate in time for the Turner Prize

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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

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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

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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

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Brexit

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

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roma persecution to dreamt-up countries

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The Buck stopped here

The mood is serious and celebratory at the Turner Awards- with a sartorial twist

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'I wouldn’t be here were it not for public funding': Turner Prize-winner Charlotte Prodger makes case for state support for the arts

Glasgow-based artist won the coveted award for her intimate videos filmed entirely on an iPhone

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Exhibitions

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

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Frieze London 2018

Curators defend Turner Prize nominee Luke Willis Thompson

The artist has been accused of profiting from black suffering

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Laure Prouvost

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

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Obituaries

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

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.

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Who should win, who will win, and how smartphones dominate Turner Prize shortlist

Art critic Ben Luke gives us his take on this year's nominees

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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

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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

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Prizes

Lubaina Himid wins 2017 Turner Prize for 'uncompromising' approach to race relations

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

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In the frame

DJ Goldie to hand out the Turner Prize in Hull

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Prizes

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

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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

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In the frame

OBAs (and YBAs) now eligible for the Turner Prize

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