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Send us to Coventry! How the Turner Prize and a touring bin put the city on the map

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Shortly before midnight on 23 gennaio 2020, security cameras outside Coventry Cathedral picked up two ghostly figures smashing their way through an angel in the West Screen, one of the city’s best-loved works of art. ...

Tina Turner sells rights to her music catalogue spanning 60 anni

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Tina Turner has sold the rights to her music catalogue spanning six decades, including hits such as What’s Love Got to Do With It, and Private Dancer, to the music publishing company BMG. The “queen of rock’n’roll” so...

The global corporate tax deal doesn’t add up – we’re about to be ripped off again

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As revelations continue to emerge from the Pandora papers, it would be easy to forget the other big tax event happening this week. Representatives of 140 countries meeting at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

Turner prize 2021 review – lashings of creativity in a collectivist clash

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Celebrating the creativity of people who see the world in a non-standard way has a radical history in art. It goes back to the German doctor Hans Prinzhorn and his collection of asylum patients’ art that inspired the ...

Turner prize 2021: a collective effort to make art radical again

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The Turner prize has given us some great characters. Grayson Perry was a little-known alternative potter before this annual competition for avant garde British art launched him as a commentator and media personality. ...

Who has won the Turner prize and an Oscar? The Weekend quiz

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1 Who has won the Turner prize and an Oscar?2 Where are the Meroë pyramids?3 Who is the world’s richest female entertainer?4 Uranium, polonium and radium were first discovered in what mineral?5 Which sport was made co...

Helen Marten review – Turner winner’s new show leaves you gasping

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A number of drawings by Helen Marten hang in the small rear gallery at Sadie Coles HQ. A close up of a coyote’s belly and abdomen, delicately drawn; a cat; people playing pool. Some make me think of surrealist André M...

Turner & Hooch review – the droolsome twosome are back with a 21st-century dogmance

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Is it possible that the unblemished integrity of Tom Hanks is the only thing standing between us and total mental collapse? If he were to be caught up in any #MeToo-type revelations, or secret racist affiliations were...

Disney’s Turner & Hooch reboot: shouldn’t we let sleeping dogs lie?

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I’m convinced, adesso, that 60% of shows are being commissioned not by a human, a skeleton wrapped in flesh and blood, but by an algorithm, a pulsing blue computer in a bunker server room beneath the depths of Disney. Ex...

All in It Together by Alwyn Turner review – England in the early 21st century

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Reading Alwyn Turner’s account of life in the first two decades of the 21st century is a bit like trying to recall a dream from three nights ago. The theme and the mood feel uncannily familiar, but the details are dow...

Turner Contemporary can’t turn the tide in Margate

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I read with interest Jo Phillips’ article on Turner Contemporary and its effect on Margate (‘A petri dish for innovation’: how 10 years of Turner Contemporary have impacted Margate, 16 aprile). As someone who grew up i...