Turner Prize

The Turner Prize, named after the English painter J. M. W. Turner, is an annual prize presented to a British visual artist under the age of 50. Awarding the prize is organised by the Tate gallery and staged at Tate Britain. Since its beginnings in 1984 it has become the United Kingdom's most publicised art award. The award represents all media.

As of 2004, the monetary award was established at £40,000. There have been different sponsors, including Channel 4 television and Gordon's Gin. The prize has been awarded by various distinguished celebrities: in 2006 this was Yoko Ono, and in 2012 the award was presented by Jude Law.

It is a controversial event, mainly for the exhibits, such as The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, a shark in formaldehyde by Damien Hirst and My Bed, a dishevelled bed by Tracey Emin. Controversy has also come from other directions, including a Culture Minister (Kim Howells) criticising exhibits, a guest of honour (Madonna) swearing, a prize judge (Lynn Barber) writing in the press, and a speech by Sir Nicholas Serota (about the purchase of a trustee's work).

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Some Mega Millions players claim prizes after host calls out wrong number

The Times & Democrat 13 May 2022
Prize payments for some Mega Millions tickets have been temporarily suspended after host John Crow incorrectly read the Mega Ball number during Tuesday's lottery drawing ... Prize payments for an $86 million Mega Millions jackpot are suspended after a lottery host's error ... But there are five other prizes for having the correct Mega Ball number....
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Artist-inspired hallucination machine hits Cardiff

BBC News 12 May 2022
The idea was that users would not be passive consumers but create their own cinematic experiences ... Located at the city's Temple of Peace in Cathays Park from Thursday, it brings together Turner Prize-winning artists Assemble, Grammy and Mercury Prize-nominated composer Jon Hopkins and a team of technologists, scientists and philosophers ... ....
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Northern Ireland striker Conor Washington in exit from Charlton Athletic

Belfast Telegraph 11 May 2022
Meanwhile, Luke Turner could be set to leave Cliftonville and join Premier League hopefuls Nottingham Forest ... After winning the N Football Awards Young Player of the Year prize, the teenage Dubliner may be leaving Solitude with Forest keen to sign him. Turner will be exiting ......
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Northern Ireland striker Conor Washington makes Charlton Athletic exit after not receiving new contract

Belfast Telegraph 11 May 2022
Meanwhile, Luke Turner could be set to leave Cliftonville and join Premier League hopefuls Nottingham Forest ... After winning the N Football Awards Young Player of the Year prize, the teenage Dubliner may be leaving Solitude with Forest keen to sign him. Turner will be exiting ......
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Local Groups and County Agencies Will Recognize Mental Health Awareness Month by Spreading Gratitude and Joy

Blaine County Journal 11 May 2022
Chinook, Harlem, Turner, and Zurich. Among those hidden, some will be designated 'prize rocks.' These will be marked on the underside with the BCHD phone number (406-357-2345). Finders should call to receive directions for prize pickup. These prizes, according to Velk, will all promote self-care ... "Each town will have its own set of prizes." ... ....
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‘We didn’t think they’d use the animals as trampolines’ – Assemble unleash squidgy mayhem

The Guardian 11 May 2022
The Turner prize-winning collective have brought the spirit of Lina Bo Bardi to Nottingham, thrilling kids with the shamefully neglected Brazilian architect’s visions of play A gigantic green ball is on the loose, being herded around by a gang of ......
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Young Player of the Year Luke Turner credits Cliftonville coaching staff

Belfast Telegraph 10 May 2022
Cliftonville defender Luke Turner has thanked manager Paddy McLaughlin and assistant boss Declan O’Hara for their guidance after capturing the Young Player of the Year prize at the NI Football Awards ... Turner said it was an “honour” to be named Young Player of the Year, adding....
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‘I don’t want to be a little Englander’ – Cornelia Parker on BP, bombs and ...

The Guardian 10 May 2022
She is a politically charged artist whose work can be literally explosive ... It’s a dream come true.” Although Parker’s decades-long career has given her great prominence – shortlisted for the Turner prize in 1997, given an OBE in 2010 – she talks about her work like it’s an unfolding mystery ... .......
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Dreamachine: less relaxing than cycling home afterwards on the A206

Yahoo Daily News 10 May 2022
Dreamachine - David Levene ... I’d say ... (Designed by the Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble, it’s a little like an indoor “skyspace” by the American light artist James Turrell.) And, although we’re not exactly supine, we have been issued with eye masks and blankets, and are already reclining at 45 degrees ... Dreamachine - David Levene ... .......
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Turner Prize winner co-designs artwork to be experienced with eyes closed

AOL 09 May 2022
London-based collective Assemble, which won the 31st Turner Prize for its socially engaging and politically relevant art, has designed the space where ......
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Upcoming Religion Calendar: May 7, 2022

Longview News-Journal 07 May 2022
to 2 p.m. today ... Cost ... Includes food, games and prizes. For information, call Pastor Luther Turner at (903) 240-2305 or Evangelist Joyce Sanders at (903) 240-4524 ... Wednesday ... .......
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Turner prize-winning Scots artist Douglas Gordon a coup for the DCA

The Courier 06 May 2022
He won the art world's Turner Prize in 1996 and has filled cinemas with a unique film that simply showed football star Zinedine Zidane over the course of a game ... ....

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