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Viewpoint: Lucy Skaer

October 27, 2009

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Lucy Skaer

She makes drawings, sculptures and films which often take found photographic sources as their starting point. Rooted in reality, yet subjected to a process of elaborate transformation, Skaer’s images hover in the space between recognition and ambiguity, figuration and abstraction.

Turner Prize 2009 exhibition is at Tate Britain 6 October 2009 to 3 January 2010. The winner of the 2009 Turner Prize will be announced at Tate Britain on 7 December 2009.

The four artists nominated for Turner Prize 2009 are Enrico DavidRoger HiornsLucy Skaer and Richard Wright. (More info here.)

(Images via TATE Britain and  doggerfisher: Contemporary art gallery in Edinburgh)

-N.

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