Tag : Turner Prize

Wearing his heart on his sleeve – ‘Grayson Perry’s Dresses’ at the Walker

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‘Making Himself Claire: Grayson Perry’s Dresses’ opened at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool on Saturday and features many of the dresses worn by the artist when dressing up as his female persona Claire. Perry describes himself as a transvestite and has been cross-dressing as ‘Claire’ since he was a … Read More

2015 Turner Prize goes to urban regenerators Assemble

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London-based Assemble were named winners of the 31st Turner Prize on Monday night in a ceremony in Glasgow. The group, which consists of 18 members, was recognised for their work regenerating urban spaces in Toxteth, Liverpool, using art and design. They are the first ‘non-artists’ to win the prize since its inception … Read More

Art | Turner Prize 2012

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The winner of this year’s Turner Prize will be revealed tonight at the Tate Britain Gallery. Ever the source of controversy, some journalists have criticised the competition as an ‘annual farce’ as inevitable as the pantomime at Christmas. Some art critics have commented that the competition has become a showcase … Read More