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Paintings, crushed canvases, sound art and sci-fi - an eclectic year for Turner Prize shortlist | reviews, news & interviews

Paintings, crushed canvases, sound art and sci-fi - an eclectic year for Turner Prize shortlist

Paintings, crushed canvases, sound art and sci-fi - an eclectic year for Turner Prize shortlist

Modern history painting: Dexter Dalwood's 'The Death of David Kelly'
Last year critics were pleasantly surprised that the Turner Prize shortlist included works that could actually be admired for traditional notions of beauty. This year they might be surprised at its sheer variety. The four nominees not only include a painter, but an artist who crushes, bends and rips her canvases, a sound artist who sings and places her recorded voice in unusual and tucked-away places, and a duo who make futuristic films in which humans have evolved in “microgravity”.


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