Tag: Turner Prize


2008 Turner Prize shortlist: No painters this year

The Tate today announced the four relatively unknown artists who have been shortlisted for the 2008 Turner Prize. As usual, no painters were selected, although the list is uncharacteristically dominated by women.The jurors: David Adjaye, Director, Adjaye Associates; Daniel Birnbaum, Director, Staatliche Hochschule f�r Bildende K�nste; Suzanne Cotter, Senior Curator, […]


Paul McCartney and Mark Wallinger news

According to This is Nottingham, Sir Paul McCartney has become obsessed with Jan Vermeer’s painting “The Guitar Player.” English Heritage, who owns the painting, told Paul that the painting isn’t for sale at any price, but if it were, art expert Bart Cornelis said it could be worth more than […]