Turner Prize

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Turner Prize Nods Include Crystal Cave

Four artists up for $36,000 art prize

(Newser) - A diverse quartet of artists has been nominated for this year's Turner Prize, one of the art world's most visible awards. Two artists from London and two from Glasgow are up for the UK prize, which comes with a $36,000 purse. They will exhibit their work, which runs the... More »

Antiwar Work Wins Britain's Top Art Prize

Mark Wallinger receives award for Iraq war protest replica

(Newser) - The Turner Prize, Britain's highest award for contemporary art, has gone to Mark Wallinger for his painstaking recreation of a dismantled "peace camp" protesting the Iraq war. Wallinger brought hundreds of antiwar placards and photographs into the classical galleries of Tate Britain in a work that the judges called... More »

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