Where is the Turner Prize exhibition?
the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
One of the best-known prizes for visual arts in the world, Turner Prize 2021 is coming to the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry as part of UK City of Culture 2021.
Why did Rachel Whiteread win the Turner Prize?
Whiteread was awarded the Turner Prize in 1993 following her project Untitled (House), a life-sized cast of a condemned terraced house in London’s East End. The work was a concrete cast of the inside of the entire three-story house, from basement to top floor.
Why did Chris Ofili win the Turner Prize?
Chris Ofili, 1998 Chris Ofili was awarded the Turner Prize in 1998 for his iconic painting No Woman, No Cry (1998), surprisingly making him the first painter to receive the award since Hodgkin.
How is the Turner Prize judged?
The prize is officially not judged on the Tate show, however, but on the earlier exhibition for which the artist was nominated. The exhibition and prize rely on commercial sponsorship.
How often is the Turner Prize given?
Every other year
Every other year, a venue outside Tate Britain, London hosts the prize. Previous galleries include Tate Liverpool, Baltic in Newcastle, Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, Ebrington in Derry~Londonderry and at Turner Contemporary in Margate. The 2021 Turner Prize is hosted by Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry.
Who was the first woman to win the Turner Prize?
Brighton alumni, Rachel Whiteread was the first woman to win the prestigious Turner Prize in 1993. Her work is described by Tate as ‘minimalism with a heart’.
Why did Rachel Whiteread create Holocaust Memorial?
This memorial commemorates the 65-thousand Viennese Jews who were murdered during the Nazi regime. The memorial was created upon the initiative of Simon Wiesenthal (1908-2005) who was a Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter. The reinforced concrete block by British artist Rachel Whiteread (b.
What did Rachel Whiteread do?
Dame Rachel Whiteread (born 20 April 1963) is an English artist who primarily produces sculptures, which typically take the form of casts. She was the first woman to win the annual Turner Prize in 1993. Whiteread was one of the Young British Artists who exhibited at the Royal Academy’s Sensation exhibition in 1997.
When was the first Turner Prize?
The Turner Prize is in its thirties. The prize was first awarded in 1984. It was founded by a group called the Patrons of New Art under the directorship of Alan Bowness. They formed to encourage wider interest in contemporary art and assist Tate in acquiring new works.
What is Chris Ofili inspired by?
Ofili was also heavily inspired by music, particularly hip hop and also jazz. He saw these types of music as celebrations of Black culture, saying: ‘I wanted to paint things that would feel like that music’. Ofili would sometimes cut out images of Black music stars from magazines and use them in his paintings.