THE WINNER of this year’s Turner Prize will be announced by city music legend and The Selecter lead singer Pauline Black at an awards ceremony at Coventry Cathedral on Wednesday, December 1.
The five shortlisted Turner Prize 2021 works are now on display at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum until January 12.
Among the artist collectives and artist-run projects are Array Collective, Black Obsidian Sound System, Cooking Sections, Gentle/Radical and Project Art Works.
The Turner Prize is one of the world’s best-known prizes for the visual arts, aiming to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art.
The Turner Prize winner is awarded £25,000 with £10,000 going to each of the others shortlisted.
The winner will be decided by the Turner Prize 2021 jury – Aaron Cezar, Director, Delfina Foundation, Kim McAleese, Programme
Director, Grand Union, Russell Tovey, actor, and Zoe Whitley, director, Chisenhale Gallery.
The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director, Tate Britain.
The exhibition is one of the highlights of the Coventry’s UK City of Culture 2021 celebrations.
The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, which champions Coventry’s culture, city and arts, underwent a major redevelopment of its gallery spaces in anticipation of the Turner Prize.
Admission to see the exhibition is free with opening hours being 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday and midday to 4pm on Sunday.