And the Turner Prize 2013 nominees are in! The prize, organized by the Tate Gallery, is “UK’s most prestigious contemporary art award,” according to Tate.org. The winner gets $38,000 and everyone else on the shortlist gets $8,000. Also, This year, David Fucking Shrigley has been nominated. Also, these people:
The nominees are: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye for “Extracts and Verses” at Chisenhale Gallery for paintings (pffft); Laure Prouvost for Wantee commissioned with Grizedale Arts at Tate Britain and her installation for the Max Mara Art Prize for Women (mkay); and Tino Sehgal for This Variation at documenta (XIII) and These Associations at Tate Modern — relational aesthetics, performance, conceptual stuff (ok ok ok fine). But fuck those guys.
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