Discover the work of 2016 Turner Prize winner Helen Marten and the other three artists shortlisted
The Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist under fifty, 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 2016 are:
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. This year’s Turner Prize is awarded on 5 December 2016 and an announcement broadcast on the BBC.
The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain
With thanks to Sadie Coles, Greene Naftali Gallery, KÖNIGGALERIE and T293, Rome, for their support.
Apply to host the Turner Prize 2019
The Turner Prize exhibition is presented in alternate years at Tate Britain and at a selected UK venue; in 2007 it was presented at Tate Liverpool, in 2011 at Baltic in Gateshead, in 2013 it was presented by Derry-Londonderry as the first UK City of Culture programme, in 2015 it was hosted by Tramway, Glasgow and this year sees it at Ferens Art Gallery as part of Hull City of Culture 2017.
Tate now invites expressions of interest in hosting the Turner Prize 2019 exhibition and award ceremony. Presenting Turner Prize in venues across the UK creates opportunities for more people to be directly involved in discussions about contemporary British art. The invited partner organisation for 2019 will have a national and international profile and reputation as a venue for ambitious contemporary art programming, with significant audience reach and the capacity to manage a high profile event and media partnerships.