10 works of art that shocked the world

As the Turner Prize turns 30 years old, we look at the formula for controversy and what the work we hate says about our society. Source: http://www.cnn.com The Turner Prize was set up in 1984, founded by a group called the Patrons of New Art. The Patrons of New Art themselves had been formed in 1982 to to encourage wider interest in contemporary art and assist the (then) Tate Gallery in acquiring new works.   It is a controversial event, mainly for the exhibits, such as The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, a shark in formaldehyde … Continue reading 10 works of art that shocked the world