This year, all the shortlisted artists were named joint winners – what to make of this act of (institutionally approved) subversion?
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani fill Margate’s Turner Contemporary with imagined communities and cities
Antony Gormley, Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor, Gillian Wearing and Mark Wallinger have co-signed a letter addressed to the gallery’s director
Institutional incorrectness aside, the 2019 shortlist is an exciting, politically-charged collection of artists
This year’s nominees are Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani
From Charlotte Prodger’s Turner Prize win to Glasgow School of Art’s gutted Mackintosh building, a sometimes fraught and rarely dull year in Scotland
The artist used her acceptance speech to emphasize the importance of public funding for the arts
In further news: Activists protest Luke Willis Thompson at Turner Prize exhibition opening; Helena Almeida (1934–2018)
Leftist histories, state violence and the cracking open of time: can a ‘mere’ competition, and publicity exercise, also speak truth to power?
Yorkshire residents complain that the concrete sculpture of a ‘Nissen hut’ will attract excrement, vandalism and litter
Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this weekend
A juror for the award last year, Dan Fox on why the Turner Prize is and always will be political (whatever that means)