Morning Links: Turner Prize Edition

The Tate Britain, where the Tate Prize winner's work is shown. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The Tate Britain, where the 2015 Tate Prize winner’s work will be shown.


The Turner Prize shortlist has been announced, and the list includes Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel, Nicole Wermers and the collective Assemble. [The Art Newspaper]

A “machine vision algorithm,” has surpassed art historians at identifying artists and their unique styles of painting. [MIT Technology Review]

Contemporary Russian artist Artyom Loskutov, declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International after he was arrested on May 1 in Novosibirsk, was released this past Sunday. Loskutov was originally arrested for organizing a counter-May Day absurdist parade. [The Art Newspaper]

The artist and dealer Dorothee Fischer has died. [Artforum]

Ana Gallardo’s contribution to “All the World’s Futures,” on view at the Arsenale at the Venice Biennale. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The French Ministry of Culture and Communication secretly organized a restitution to China for a collection of 2,000-year-old solid gold objects, once looted from Gansu province. This restitution has backfired, however. [The Art Newspaper]

Russia’s National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is occupied by protestors calling themselves On Vacation. [Artforum]

Artist community YARAT has opened their first permanent space in Azerbaijan. Their first show on view is “The Home of My Eyes,” a series of portraits by Iranian-American artist Shirin Neshat. [Forbes]

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