British art

  1. U.K. Turner Prize Goes To Sound Artist For 1st Time

    December 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Susan Philipsz became the first sound artist to win Britain's coveted Turner Prize on Monday (Dec. 6), but her acceptance speech at the Tate Britain gallery was drowned out by noisy protesters opposing cuts to arts funding. The 45-year-old Sc ...

  2. Singing Artist Nominated For Britain's Turner Prize

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Berlin-based Susan Philipsz, whose artworks center around recordings of her voice singing folk songs in public spaces, is one of the four nominees for Britain's top art award. The Turner Prize, awarded to British artists under the age of 50 f ...

  3. Nick Cave To Present 2008 Turner Prize

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based alternative rock artist Nick Cave -- recent winner of the 2008 ARIA Award for best male artist (Billboard.biz, Oct. 20) -- will present the 2008 Turner Prize at the annual award ceremony, held at Tate Britain on Dec. 1. The presentation ...