turner prize (11 articles)

the turner prize has been awarded annually since 1984 to an artist for an outstanding or other presentation of their work from the preceding year. still one of the best-know prizes for visual arts, the shortlist of four creatives is selected each year by a specially chosen independent jury, following a process of public nominations. before the winner is announced in december, the four shortlisted artists are invited to present their works at the tate britain in an exhibition, with the nominees to be judged on the work for which they were chosen, and not for what they bring forth during the turner prize show.