Ferens Art Gallery Exhibition

Turner Prize 2017

Ferens Art Gallery

Discover the work of 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid and the other three artists shortlisted

The Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition or public presentation of their work anywhere in the world in the previous year.

The four shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2017 are:

Since 2011 the Turner Prize has been staged outside of London every other year. For 2017 it will be presented at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 programme. 

Hurvin Anderson Is it OK to be black?, 2016

Hurvin Anderson
Is it OK to be black?, 2016
Oil on canvas
130 x 100cm
Hurvin Anderson: Dub Versions, New Art Exchange, Nottingham 2016
Courtesy of the artist

Installation View of Andrea Büttner: Gesamtzusammenhang, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, 2017 Photo: Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Gunnar Meier

Installation View of Andrea Büttner: Gesamtzusammenhang, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, 2017
Photo: Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Gunnar Meier

Lubaina Himid Naming the Money 2004

Lubaina Himid
Naming the Money 2004
Installation view of Navigation Charts, Spike Island, Bristol 2017
Courtesy of the artist, Hollybush Gardens, and National Museums, Liverpool
Photo: Stuart Whipps

Rosalind Nashashibi Electrical Gaza 2015 Video still

Rosalind Nashashibi
Electrical Gaza 2015
Video still
On This Island: Rosalind Nashashibi, The University Art Galleries at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts in California 2015
Courtesy of the artist

Since it was established in 1984 the Turner Prize has become one of the most prestigious international visual arts awards and has both reflected and contributed to a growing public awareness and interest in contemporary art.

The members of the Turner Prize 2017 jury are:

  • Dan Fox, Co-Editor at Frieze
  • Martin Herbert, art critic
  • Mason Leaver-Yap, Walker Art Center’s Bentson Scholar of Moving Image in Minneapolis, and Associate Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin
  • Emily Pethick, Director, Showroom

The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain.

Ferens Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Square
Hull HU1 3RA

Dates

26 September 2017 – 7 January 2018

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