Turner Prize

Antony Gormley, Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor, Gillian Wearing and Mark Wallinger have co-signed a letter addressed to the gallery’s director

By Frieze News Desk

Institutional incorrectness aside, the 2019 shortlist is an exciting, politically-charged collection of artists

By Chris Sharratt

This year’s nominees are Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani

By Frieze News Desk

From Charlotte Prodger’s Turner Prize win to Glasgow School of Art’s gutted Mackintosh building, a sometimes fraught and rarely dull year in Scotland

By Chris Sharratt

The artist used her acceptance speech to emphasize the importance of public funding for the arts

In further news: Activists protest Luke Willis Thompson at Turner Prize exhibition opening; Helena Almeida (1934–2018)

Leftist histories, state violence and the cracking open of time: can a ‘mere’ competition, and publicity exercise, also speak truth to power?

By En Liang Khong
The dilapidated Nissen hut from which Rachel Whiteread will take a cast

Yorkshire residents complain that the concrete sculpture of a ‘Nissen hut’ will attract excrement, vandalism and litter

Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this weekend

A juror for the award last year, Dan Fox on why the Turner Prize is and always will be political (whatever that means)

By Dan Fox

Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson are this year’s nominees

Her work animates the consequences of our colonial history and the construction of identity politics: in a divided Britain, will we listen?

By David Osbaldeston