Turner Prize exhibition opens as a highlight of Hull UK City of Culture 2017

The Turner Prize will be presented at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull for the first time, with an exhibition of work by this year’s shortlisted artists: Hurvin Anderson, Andrea B├╝ttner, Lubaina Himid and Rosalind Nashashibi. The exhibition will run from 26 September 2017 to 7 January 2018, and will be a highlight of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. One of the most important art prizes in the world, the Turner Prize was established in 1984 and aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. The winner of the Turner Prize 2017 will be announced on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at an award ceremony in Hull, broadcast live on the BBC, the broadcast partner for the prize. The exhibition features work by the four nominated artists (in alphabetical order): Hurvin Anderson was born in Birmingham in 1965. He studied at Wimbledon School of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. Selected solo exhibitions incl