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If you want to find out what is going on in the world of art nowadays in the big chaos of doubts about what is truly art and what is not, in the enormous quantity of information  Turner Prize comes to point out what we should really not miss looking at. Turner prize is  a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in contemporary art. Awarding the prize is organized by the Tate gallery and staged at Tate Britain.The four artists nominated for Turner Prize 2009 are Enrico David, Roger Hiorns, Lucy Skaer and Richard Wright.

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No words

No words


No proper words indeed to describe the marvelous work of Ivan Prieto a young artist from Spain. His sculptures present the extremes of human, the hideous, repugnant ugliness  we avoid constantly, ugliness that is good only for laughter. I do believe that Prieto’s characters hide an universal secret that we are not able to perceive in our condition, Prieto’s work make us appear perfect physically but we realize that we are as deformed as his sculptures. His work also reminded me of Hugo’s The Man who laughs.

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