26 January 2018


Turner Prize Winner Martin Boyce Unveils New Commission At Tate Britain 

Martin Boyce the Turner Prize-winning artist has been commissioned to create a new installation outside Tate Britain.

24 December 2011


Scottish National Gallery Presents Major Sculpture Survey

including works from Auguste Rodin and Edgar Degas through to Ron Mueck and 2011 Turner Prize winner, Martin Boyce A major new exhibition, which will use the extraordinary collection at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to explore the development of sculpture over the last 110 years, will open in Edinburgh this week.  The Sculpture […]

7 December 2011


Turner Prize Jury Swung By Sense Of Poetry

Jury awarded Martin Boyce with prize due to his ‘consistency’, ‘sense of poetry’, and ‘pioneering contribution to the current interest in historic modernism’ The jury noted the strength of all the shortlist – Martin Boyce, Karla Black, Hilary Lloyd, and George Shaw – and, in particular, how well this was demonstrated in the artists’ presentations […]

6 December 2011


Why Martin Boyce Won The Turner Prize

So the excitement is over, and the Turner Prize 2011 has been awarded to Martin Boyce – we take a look at why… Marin Boyce presented a selection of works including ‘Do Words Have Voices’ (2011) – a sculpture inspired by a library table designed by Jean Prouve for the Maison de l’Etudiant – and […]

5 December 2011


Martin Boyce Scoops Influential Turner prize

Winner of Turner Prize 2011 announced by Mario Testino at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Martin Boyce has just been announced as the winner of the £25,000 Turner Prize 2011. With long queues and cold damp breezes greeting the guests at tonight’s Turner Prize, everyone was elated to finally get inside. This year, for […]

4 December 2011


UK Bookmakers Predict Turner Prize Winner

Martin Boyce is the current Frontrunner with 11/10 odds George Shaw 13/8 Karla Black 6/1 Hilary Lloyd 6/1 The odds are in, the bets placed and now we’re off to the starting gates, as the UK prepares for the envelope opening of one of the art-worlds most coveted awards, the annual Turner prize. This year […]

14 November 2011


Fashion Royalty Mario Testino to Reveal Turner Prize 2011

World’s most famous fashion photographer Mario Testino to present artworld’s most prestigious award – the Turner Prize It has been announced that Mario Testino, one of the world’s most well known and celebrated fashion photographers, will present this year’s Turner Prize at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead on 5 December 2011.  The pronouncement on which of the four nominated artists have […]

1 November 2011


Martin Boyce In Focus

A closer look at Turner Prize 2011 nominee Martin Boyce Martin Boyce’s work draws on a wide range of influences, as much from the fields of architecture and design as that of art. His Turner Prize exhibition, evocative of a park landscape, contains a myriad of references to icons of Modernism: this is seen nowhere […]

20 October 2011

Turner Prize 2011 Opens On The Tyne

  BALTIC opens 2011 Turner Prize Exhibition For the first time in its 27 year history, the Turner Prize is to be hosted by a non-Tate venue; and today, Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has opened the doors on the Turner Prize exhibition. Four shortlisted artists – Karla Black, Martin Boyce, Hilary Lloyd, and […]

17 October 2011


Gateshead Installs Turner Prize 2011

A look at the Artists, the Location and the Logistics The Tate and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art will open its doors to the press and public later this week for the Turner Prize 2011. The four artists who have been shortlisted this year are busy installing their work and the press pack preparing themselves […]