The Turner Prize
4th Revised edition
By (author) Virginia Button
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Turner Prize by Virginia Button
Book DescriptionSince 1984 the Turner Prize has done more than anything else to bring contemporary art to the attention of a wider audience. This updated edition of the only book to focus on the history and impact of the prize offers an opportunity to look back on all the artists who have participated in the prize including the shortlisted artists for 2005. In a year-by-year survey, each winner and shortlisted artist is represented by a short illustrated essay, including a discussion of their career to date, and full colour reproductions of their work. The Turner Prize provides an invaluable reference resource for all those seeking a better understanding of contemporary art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781854376183
(270mm x 210mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Tate Publishing
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Since 1984 the Turner Prize has been instrumental in bringing about a sea-change in the attitude and awareness of the public to contemporary art. No other prize has provoked so much controversy or critical debate. This work offers a survey of the winners and shortlisted artists from each year of the Prize, including those nominated in 2005.
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Author Biography - Virginia Button
Virginia Button is a former curator of the Turner Prize and an author and critic.
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