Martin Boyce wins Turner prize 2011 – The Guardian – Monday 5th December 2011

Martin Boyce receives £25,000 award, confirming Glasgow’s indelible importance to Britain’s art world Martin Boyce’s installation Do Words Have Voices is displayed at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. Photograph: EPA With his quietly atmospheric, lyrically autumnal sculptural installation recalling a melancholy urban park with its metallic trees and scattered paper leaves, Martin Boyce has … Continue reading

Glasgow’s Turner Connection – The Guardian – G2 – Monday 17th October 2011

Over the past few years, there has been a distinctly Scottish flavour to the Turner prize. Last year, the winner was Glasgow-born Susan Philipsz, for a sound installation she created in the seedy, dank shadow of a bridge over the Clyde. The year before, it was Richard Wright, for his intricate, painstakingly made wall paintings; he did his masters … Continue reading