The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in contemporary art. It is awarded each year to ‘a British artist under fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twe
Why does this house have a blue plaque? One narrative emerges from oral histories and press archives. Another, woven in, exposes the drama inherent in a place rendered extraordinary by its past occupants.
An artist who shows sexual images that have been censored with sandpaper and one who uses spoken word performances are among those nominated for this year's Turner Prize in a list that has ignored established names in favour of "looking to the future".
This is the first major exhibition of the Italian artist's work since 1980, featuring key works from the 1960's right up until the present day. There is also a brand new installation that has been especially created for this show.