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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

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Tate

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"

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Prizes

Turner prize 2020 is cancelled and replaced with £100,000 fund for artists

Ten £10,000 "Turner Bursaries" to be announced late June

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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

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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 future of the award remains to be seen

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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

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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

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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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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 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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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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In the frame

Do you want to host the Turner Prize?

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Tate unveils Turner Prize shortlist

Three are graduates of the Glasgow School of Art

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Tate

Thirty-year wait for Turner catalogue almost over?

The Tate says all detailed entries will be available online by 2014, but critics fear loss of scholarship

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Artist interview

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?

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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

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Charles Saatchi

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

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Artist interview

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

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Tate

Tate announces its exhibition schedule for 2007

Next year's schedule is packed with big names

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Grayson Perry

Books: The autobiographies of Grayson Perry and Tracey Emin

Sex, art and turmoil, revealing very little

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Turner Prize now on at Tate Britain

Who will be this year's winner?

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Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans embraced as British in new show at Tate Britain

The catalogue will contain every work he has ever shot

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Charles Saatchi

Charles Saatchi plans an alternative Turner prize, Blue Gallery opens again, and gazumping in Vauxhall

What's going on in London: Art on the move

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The Turner Prize 2002

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

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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

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Douglas Gordon

Turner Prize: Douglas Gordon is first video artist to win

£20,000 for thirty-year old Scotsman

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Lisson Gallery

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

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A look at the Turner Prize's contenders this year

Two favourites, two outsiders

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Anish Kapoor wins Turner Prize

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

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Turner Prize in turmoil as last year's winner Long exhibits at the Tate

Serota seeks new sponsor for embattled competition