The pay-what-you-can Turner Prize show opens


Visitors to the Turner Prize 2016 exhibition at Tate Britain, which opens today (27 September) will be able to choose what they pay but only on Tuesdays. On other days to see the work of the four nominees, Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde, visitors will need to pay £12 (£10.50 concessions). Last year, when the Turner Prize show was held in Glasgow’s Tramway, the first time it was held in Scotland, admission was free during the show’s three-month-long run. Back in London, this year’s show is the first in Tate Britain’s pay-what-you-can scheme. Available only for the Turner Prize, the minimum charge is 1p. Entry to the permanent collection is free… Read more

Image: Michael Dean’s installation for the Turner Prize 2016 at Tate Britain (Courtesy of Joe Humphrys © Tate Photography)