Meilan Solly | Smithsonian.com | 5th December 2018
A Turner Prize that is slightly less controversial than usual. Some are unhappy about white artists depicting racial issues; others complain that all shortlisted artists produced video art. One critic grouches “the gallery audience of today is not going to sit on their bums for a total of five hours and watch video art.” The jury liked the winning work’s “painterly quality”. Few seem to disagree.