Perhaps the “art” label designates Assemble and the Granby project as outsiders, unique, creating something that can't be replicated.
Infrastruktur, Nicole Wermers, 2015 at Tramway in Glasgow.
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Shortlisted for the Turner in 1997, Christine Borland discusses the suffocating nature of the prize and its shortsighted attempts to branch out.
Is it just a matter of taste when judges pick the winners of art prizes? Actually, that’s not the case.
Mid-West Art Prize/Ted Snell
How do the judges of art prizes make their decisions? Contrary to popular perception, it's not just a matter of personal opinion and effete connoisseurship.
Narelle Autio, Nipper II 2013, type C photograph, 110 x 160 cm (sheet)
edition 1 of 5.
© Courtesy the artist, Stills Gallery, Sydney; and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
Tonight the winner of the fourth A$100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize will be announced at the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Melbourne, chosen from a shortlist of 16 artists and decided by a panel of six judges…