Turner Prize

‘Social Detonator’: In Artist’s Work, and Life, Different Classes Collide

LONDON — When he was a boy, Oscar Murillo told his best friend he was moving to London, but his buddy refused to take him seriously: Their tight-knit community in southwestern Colombia was the sort of place families stayed for generations, where almost everybody worked at the candy factory that dominated the town’s economy. The […]

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Turner Prize Goes to Array Collective, an Art Protest Group

COVENTRY, England — Array Collective, a group of 11 artists who attend political protests in Northern Ireland, wearing carnivalesque costumes and holding funny, provocative banners, has won the Turner Prize, the biggest award in British art. The announcement was made on Wednesday night during a ceremony at Coventry Cathedral in this English city, where an […]

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