David Shrigley makes 2013 Turner Prize shortlist

David Shrigley is among the nominees for this year’s Turner Prize.

David Shrigley, I'm Dead, 2010

Source: Image c the artist and courtesy of the artist

David Shrigley, I’m Dead, 2010

Glasgow-based artist Shrigley has been nominated for his 2012 Brain Activity show at London’s Hayward Gallery, which showcased the line drawings he is most famous for alongside sculptures, photographs and animated films.

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The other artists nominated are painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, French installation artist Laure Prouvost and British-German performance artist Tino Sehgal.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye 2012 installation view at Chisenhale Gallery

Source: Photo Marcus Leith

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye 2012 installation view at Chisenhale Gallery Photo Marcus Leith

Sehgal has been shortlisted for his These Associations project, which was staged last year in London’s Tate Modern Gallery. The ‘live installation’ piece saw volunteers interact with members of the public as they wandered the gallery’s Turbine Hall space.

Tino Sehgal and participants of These Associations

Source: Photo courtesy of Johnny Green

Tino Sehgal and participants of These Associations

The Turner Prize is awarded to a contemporary artist under 50 who either lives, works or was born in Britain for an exhibition held within the last 12 months.

David Shrigley, Untitled, 2011

Source: Courtesy of David Shrigley and Yvon Lambert

David Shrigley, Untitled, 2011

The winner receives £25,000 prize month, with other shortlisted artists each receiving £5,000.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Midnight, Cadiz 2013

Source: Courtesy: Corvi-Mora, London and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo: Marcus Leith, London

Lynette Yiadom-BoakyeMidnight, Cadiz 2013

The judging panel for the 2013 Prize is chaired by Tate Britain director Penelope Curtis and includes the curator Annie Fletcher and the writer Declan Long.

Laure Prouvost Installation view, Max Mara Prize for Women, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2013

Source: © Laure Prouvost, courtesy MOTInternational, London

Laure ProuvostInstallation view, Max Mara Prize for Women, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2013

This year’s Turner Prize exhibition will be held at Ebrington in Derry-Londonderry, 2013’s UK City of Culture, marking the first time the exhibition will be held outside England.

The winner will be announced on 2 December.

David Shrigley, The Bell
David Shrigley, The Bell

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