The Easel

Mark Wallinger: Turner Prize-winning artist’s new exhibition shows he still has a sense of humour and mischief

Mark Wallinger, who won the Turner Prize in 2007, is an important British artist. But Turner Prize winners do seem to get extra attention from the local press. His new show is notable but probably not well served by a commentary that is sometimes turgid. “[T]he … works in the South Gallery hint that he has not quite reached the end of the well-trodden path that leads from satire to metaphysics”.