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The exhibition aims to promote public debate around new developments in British art.
For the first time, a Turner Prize jury selected a shortlist consisting entirely of artist collectives.
The third Coventry Biennial is called HYPER-POSSIBLE, in a reference to the radical nature of Coventry’s history, whilst also signifying a positive way forward following a deeply difficult 2020 and start to 2021.
Luke Routledge, The Door in the Wall, 2021
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2 Tone: Lives & Legacies
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Coventry City of Culture Trust and the Herbert are delighted to present “Be Yourself; Everyone Else Is Already Taken” by the Coventry born artist, designer and activist Daniel Lismore.
This exhibition in his hometown is the first time that his work has gone on display in the UK.
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29 September 202110.00am – 12 January 20224.00pm
One of the best-known prizes for visual arts in the world is open now at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum!
For the first time, a Turner Prize jury selected a shortlist consisting entirely...
8 October 202110.00am – 6 February 20224.00pm
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