Turner Prize 2009 artists: Lucy Skaer

Lucy Skaer has been nominated for her solo exhibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh and A Boat Used as a Vessel at the Kunsthalle Basel.

Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008 print of a had on paper placed on the floor a table with the same large handprint printed directly on to it
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Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008
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Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008
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Lucy Skaer Black Alphabet after Brancusi 2008 copies in charcoal of brancusi sculptures set up in a group with two on toppled over lying close by
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Lucy Skaer Solid Ground Liquid to Solid in 85 years fragments of pottery displayed on the gallery floor
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Lucy Skaer makes drawings, sculptures and films which often take found photographic sources as their starting point. Rooted in reality, yet subjected to a process of elaborate transformation, Skaer’s images hover in the space between recognition and ambiguity, figuration and abstraction.