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28/04/2009

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Tuesday 28 April 2009

Times newspaper art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston discusses this year's contenders for the Turner Prize: Enrico David, Roger Hiorns, Lucy Skaer, Richard Wright.

John Wilson talks to David Barrie, Director of the Art Fund (which has surveyed museums to chart the impact of the recession), to Chair of the Arts Council Liz Forgan, and to Chief Executive of Arts and Business Colin Tweedy about whether businesses are turning their back on funding and partnering arts organisations.

Antonia Quirke reviews two extremes of a film critic's lot: Hannah Montana The Movie, and an art-house film about teenage identity, Helen.

Cellist Natalie Clein has commissioned Fyfe Dangerfield, lead singer of Mercury Prize nominees the Guillemots, to write a piece for her. They talk to John Wilson about fusing their classical and pop music backgrounds and show him how they worked together.

  • Hannah Montana

    Hannah Montana The Movie is released nationwide on Friday, 1 May, certificate U.

    Helen is released nationwide on Friday, 1 May, certificate PG.

  • Turner Prize 2009

    For further information about the Turner Prize 2009:

    Turner Prize 2009
  • Turner Prize Gallery

    A gallery of the four shortlisted artists and their work:

    Turner Prize Shortlist 2009
  • Natalie Clein and Fyfe Dangerfield

    Natalie Clein will be performing Fyfe Dangerfield’s commission during a recital at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Thursday, 30 April at 7:30pm.

    The piece can also be heard on the following tour dates:

    1 May 2009        
    Recital, Rosehill Theatre, Whitehaven

    23 June 2009        
    Recital, Grassington Town Hall, Grassington

    26 June 2009        
    Recital, Beaminster Music Festival, Dorset   

    27 June 2009        
    Recital, Old Granary Studio, Norfolk

    12 July 2009        
    Recital, Jubilee Hall, Seer Green, Nr Slough

    Bridgewater Hall

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