A pack of ladies Tena incontinence pants with three pairs sticking out at the top has won this year's Turnip Prize.The Three Tenas was created by Miss Quick, a midwife who is 18 weeks pregnant and lives in Clutton, Somerset.
Elizabeth Price actually won the prize this year for a youtube like film showing a fire in woolworths presumably symboling ...something...The work of this year's four contenders for the controversial art prize have gone on show at the Turner Prize exhibition.
They include performance artist Spartacus Chetwynd, who has been shortlisted for her exhibition of “carnivalesque performances” including figures lying on the floor....
Meanwhile Northumberland-born Paul Noble, 48, has displayed his drawings of a fictional city, Nobson Newton, whose inhabitants are living excrement and in some scenes engage in sex orgies.
The other nominees are film artist Luke Fowler and Elizabeth Price, who has been nominated for her trilogy of video installations.
Yorkshire-born Price uses archival images, text and music to create works exploring the human relationship to objects and consumer culturePrevious winners include Anish Kapoor, Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen, Susan Philipsz and Martin Boyce, who was awarded the prize last year for his installation of artificial trees and a leaning litter bin.
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