“The bar is low. The hopes are small. The expectations are pitifully limited. That is the first thing to say about the judges of the 2015 Turner prize. They require so little from contemporary art, or so it seems to me, that they are prepared to help over the admittedly modest stile to victory one artist who produces lame conceptual objects, another whose installation is like a solemn sixth-form project, a third whose composition for six opera singers has startling characteristics purely as a piece of music, and a collective of 15 architects, all highly gifted but themselves bemused by the shortlisting, given the existence of (just for instance) the Stirling prize.“
De Turner Prize van dit jaar uitgebreid besproken door Laura Cumming.
“Apparently, Camplin is exploring “consensus reality” here, but it feels more like a secondhand bookshop stocked by Google search. […]”