June 26 (Bloomberg) -- Artist Martin Creed, winner of the U.K.'s 2001 Turner Prize, talks with Bloomberg's Farah Nayeri about his artwork "All the Bells" and his future projects. Creed is inviting everyone in Britain to sound a bell, any bell, on July 27, the opening morning of the London 2012 Olympic Games. They spoke June 15 in the artist's studio in East London. (Source: Bloomberg)
The Turner Prize, the U.K.’s top visual-arts award, last night went to Elizabeth Price, whose films splice together footage of such unrelated topics as 1960s girl bands and a fire in a furniture stockroom.
Tracey Emin, the British artist known for graphic representations of her sex life and aborted pregnancies, is one of 12 visual artists commissioned to design posters for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.