Turner Prize Goes to All Four Nominees After Asking to be Judged Collectively

December 4th, 2019

In an unexpected twist, this year’s Turner Prize will go to all four artists nominated, after the group asked to be judged as a collective.  The gesture, a show of solidarity amidst a fractious election season, was praised by many.  “In coming together and presenting themselves as a group, this year’s nominated artists certainly gave the jury a lot to think about,” says Alex Farquharson, director of Tate Britain. “But it is very much in the spirit of these artists’ work to challenge convention, to resist polarized world views, and to champion other voices. The jury all felt that this made the collective a worthy winner of the Turner Prize.” 

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