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 current exhibitions of his work: Violent Amnesia, on view at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge through June 23, 2019, and Oscar Murillo l Zhang Enli, which continues through May 31, 2019, 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 will be opening a solo show titled Manifestation at David Zwirner, London, on Friday, June 7, from 6–8 PM. The exhibition will be on view June 8 through July 26, 2019. He will also be exhibiting with Tony Cokes at The Shed, New York, from June 19 through August 25, 2019.
Image: Oscar Murillo, 2016. Photo by Joo Yongsung