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Spartacus Chetwynd and Paul Noble shortlisted for Turner Prize 2012

A female performance artist named Spartacus who lives in a nudist colony, a drawing of a 'Public Toilet' in a city of 'poo people' (and lots of video)... it can only be the Turner Prize shortlist

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from the Guardian

Turner prize 2012: the nominees' work – in pictures

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from The Huffington Post

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

So far no one seems to know exactly who installed these spikes, but whoever it was ought to be congratulated on artistic grounds, if nothing else. Because what they have done, however inadvertently, is produce a haunting symbol of the institutionali...

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from The Huffington Post

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

Granby Four Streets The Granby Four Streets are a cluster of terraced houses in Toxteth, Liverpool that were built around 1900 to house artisan workers. Following the Toxteth riots in 1981, the cou...

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I love the way that Grayson Perry's work looks pedestrian or folksy from a distance. It's only when you examine it closely that you notice the enormous contrast between media and message.

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