The Easel

A Beginner’s Guide to the Artists Shortlisted for this Year’s Turner Prize

The Turner Prize is Britain’s most prominent art prize. It focuses on art from artists under 50 and is not shy about controversy. In such a spirit, one reviewer identified the likely winner seemingly by deduction, the alternatives being dismissed as “idiotic”, “a bit trivial” and “nothing much to write home about”. The linked piece is admirably restrained – interesting background on the four shortlisted artists.