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Turner Prize to be ‘artist-free’

a worthy winner next year: the most important work since 'Dunk' from 1983From next year, works which come with an artist’s name attached will be disqualified from the prestigious contemporary art prize’s selection process. Instead, judges will concentrate on works that have not been made by artists.

‘The very idea of artists has now been totally discredited by new and exciting works like ‘James Milner’s Shin Pads’,’ explained chief Judge Mike Smythe. ‘These exist free of the bourgeois taint of personality cult. No formal ‘artist’ has been involved, strictly speaking.’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2014
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Banksy didn’t draw ‘Naked Lady with Big Bosoms’


A piece of street art thought to have been created by the famous Banksy, was not in fact the work of the cult street artist according to experts from Sotheby’s.

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Posted: Mar 23rd, 2014
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Art world ‘out of touch’ claims artist’s cross-dressing teddy-loving alter-ego

‘It’s almost as if artists feel they inhabit a different world of fantasy and self-indulgence, far removed from the everyday,’ said Perry, wearing a puff-sleeved dress and too much rouge.

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Posted: Oct 26th, 2011
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Emin raises talking complete bollocks to new art form

British Artist Tracey Emin has amazed the contemporary art scene with an entirely new concept in performance art, by talking bollocks with John Humphrys on the BBC Today programme.

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Posted: May 17th, 2011
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Damien Hirst sets new auction record with ‘Investment Banker in Formaldehyde’

The piece entitled ‘Oh Shit’ fetched £2.3bn.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2008
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