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2020 Turner Prize Cancelled, Replaced with Artist Support Fund

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

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

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Lawrence Abu Hamdan Interviewed in The Guardian on Turner Prize-Nominated Work

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Turner Prize Nominee Helen Cammock Profiled in the Guardian

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Stagecoach Turner Prize Sponsorship Pulled Over LGBTQ Row

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Turner Prize Draws Ire for Sponsorship by Anti-Gay Campaigner

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Charlotte Prodger Wins 2018 Turner Prize

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Tate Announces Shortlist for Turner Prize

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Lubaina Himid Wins Turner Prize

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Turner Contemporary to Host 2019 Turner Prize Show

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Turner Prize Drops Age Limit for Qualifying Artists

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The Guardian Notes Progress in Gender Parity in Turner Prize Awards

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Helen Marten Wins the 2016 Turner Prize

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

London – The Turner Prize Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 2nd, 2017

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Turner Prize Exhibition Opens in London

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

2016 Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Assemble Wins 2015 Turner Prize

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Kim Gordon to Present Turner Prize

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Turner Prize Show to Tour Scotland in Traveling Exhibition

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

2015 Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Duncan Campbell Wins the 2014 Turner Prize

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced with Heavy Focus on Film and Installation

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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