Turner prize has hit new lows this year. If this competition is to
continue, the Tate must look again at how it is run and who the judges
are. Even the Stuckists, a group set up 15 years ago to promote that
old-fashioned art form, painting, have decided not to demonstrate,
as they have done since 2000 outside Tate Britain, where the prize
is awarded on December 1. They sent me a nice little postcard, stating
that it has sunk to such a predictable and pathetic level of elitist
repetition that it is not worth bothering about".
Stuckists not demonstrating in protest against the Turner Prize Evening Standard (3.9.14)
Facebook event here
"the worlds most vocal champion of figurative painting"
Charles Thomson interviewed by Mark Sheerin in Hyperallergic (10.19.14)
See hit painting Saatchi and Saatchi by Darren Udaiyan
Stuckism 15 year anniversary feature in Mungbeing magazine
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