Turner Prize 2017: Tate Modern director Alex Farquharson interview

May 03, 2017, 10:34 AM

The shortlist for the 2017 Turner Prize has just been announced with four artists in the running for one of the best known prizes for visual arts in the world.

British painter Hurvin Anderson’s work comments on the current political sphere questioning identity and belonging.

German born Andrea Büttner uses video and woodcuts exploring religion, morality and ethics.

African artist and professor Lubaina Himid works across painting, installation, drawing and printmaking, questioning personal and political identity.

From Croydon via Glasgow Rosalind Nashashibi examines scenes of war through video and surveillance images.

The winner will be announced on 5th December and will receive £25,000 with £5,000 each for the other artists. The Turner Prize 2017 shortlisted artists exhibition runs from 26th September – 7th January at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull.

Turner Prize 2017 shortlist:

Hurvin Anderson Andrea Büttner Lubaina Himid Rosalind Nashashibi

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