A detail of a photo of Oscar Murillo by Joo Yongsung, dated 2016.
A detail of a photo of Oscar Murillo by Joo Yongsung, dated 2016.
A detail of a photo of Oscar Murillo by Joo Yongsung, dated 2016.
Oscar Murillo Shortlisted for the 2019 Turner Prize
May 1, 2019

Oscar Murillo is one of four artists shortlisted to win the Turner Prize this year. Murillo has been nominated by an independent panel of judges based on two recent exhibitions of his work: violent amnesia, at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, and Oscar Murillo l Zhang Enli, at chi K11 art museum, in Shanghai, as well as for his participation in the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, We don’t need another hero, in 2018. The other shortlisted artists are Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, and Tai Shani.

This year’s Turner Prize exhibition will be held at Turner Contemporary in Margate, UK, from September 28, 2019 through January 12, 2020. Each artist will be given a dedicated space in which to show recent work.

Murillo's current solo exhibition, Manifestation, is on view at David Zwirner, London, through July 26, 2019. He is also exhibiting with Tony Cokes at The Shed, New York, through August 25, 2019.

Image: Oscar Murillo, 2016. Photo by Joo Yongsung