Turner Prize


Turner Prize
a prize of £20 000 given every year at Tate Britain to a British artist under the age of 50 for a work of modern art. Winners in the past have included Howard Hodgkin (1985) and Damien Hirst (1995). The prize is an important cultural event in Britain, and a special exhibition of work by the four leading competitors is held at Tate Britain before the winner is announced.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Turner Prize — The Turner Prize, named after the painter J.M.W. Turner, is an annual prize presented to a British visual artist under 50. It is organized by the Tate gallery and staged at Tate Britain. Since its beginnings in 1984 it has become the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Turner Prize — Prix Turner Cet article fait partie de la série Art contemporain Artistes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Turner Prize — Tate Britain Der Turner Prize (dt.: Turner Preis) ist ein nach dem Maler J. M. W. Turner benannter britischer Kunstpreis, der alljährlich an einen Künstler, der jünger als 50 Jahre ist, verliehen wird. Der Preis wurde erstmals 1984 verliehen und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2008 Turner Prize — This article is about the 2008 Turner Prize for art.There are four nominees for the prize:* Runa Islam ** Bangladesh born, aged 37 [1] , trained both at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam and the Royal College of Art. * Mark Leckey ** from London,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Turner Prize winners and nominees — This is a list of winners, and nominees for, the Turner Prize (named after the painter J.M.W. Turner), an annual prize presented to a British visual artist. It is organized by the Tate Gallery, and since its beginnings in 1984 it has become the… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Turner Prize — the Turner Prize UK US in the UK, an important prize that is given every year to an artist for a work of modern art http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/turner prize the.htm Thesaurus: prizes for arts and entertainmenthyponym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alternative Turner Prize — The Alternative Turner Prize is an annual art prize given to artists in Britain. The prize was established in 1984. The shortlist consists of eight artists selected by a panel and in the past, artists from visual art mediums as diverse as… …   Wikipedia

  • the Turner Prize — UK / US in the UK, an important prize that is given every year to an artist for a work of modern art …   English dictionary

  • Turner — can refer to: *One who uses a lathe for turning *A kitchen utensil closely related to a spatulaPeopleTurner is a common English surname meaning one who works with a lathe . [http://surnames.behindthename.com/php/search.php?type=n terms=turner] .… …   Wikipedia

  • Turner — steht für: Turner (Familienname), siehe dort auch Namensträger Turner, Pseudonym des deutsch polnischen Musikers Paul Kominek (* 1978) Turnsportler, siehe Turnen Mitglieder eines Akademischen Turnvereins oder einer Turnerschaft Grey Turner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.