All eyes are on Liverpool. Does the Turner Prize 2022 deliver?
The UK's biggest visual art award descends on our city
Good afternoon! Last weekend, we sent Sophie to the Tate Liverpool to review the Turner Prize shortlist. The Turner Prize is one of the biggest prizes for visual art in the world, and every other year, it exhibits in a non-London UK city. It’s not so much a big deal as a King-Kong-sized deal for the cultural sector here that Tate Liverpool was chosen as this year’s venue.
You can book a ticket for the show for free anytime from now until 19th March 2023 (but note that the winner of the prize will be announced 7th December — and half the fun of going to this is predicting the winner in the pub afterwards with your friends). So are the artists on show up to much? And is it worth your time?
But first — the latest on a cycle lane uniting Birkenhead with New Brighton, plus we head to Dead Ink Books to see Toxteth’s newest crowdfunded bookshop for ourselves.