The first woman to win the Turner prize feels lucky to have been able to live off her art

Rachel Whiteread, 52: ‘In my 50s, I’m clearer about what I’m trying to do’

Whiteread’s House in Bow, east London, the piece that won her the Turner prize.

One Hundred Spaces (1997)  One Hundred Spaces is a series of resin casts of the space underneath chairs.

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread Untitled (One Hundred Spaces) 1995 Resin units) Dimensions variable (detail) Exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery

Artimage and the Turner Prize #artnews

Artimage and the Turner Prize #artnews

David Shrigley : Turner Prize 2013

Turner prize 2013: the shortlisted artists' work - in pictures

Turner prize's diverse shortlist 'makes a powerful political statement'

Turner prize's diverse shortlist 'makes a powerful political statement'

The 2017 Turner Prize Exhibition Puts Politics Front and Center

The 2017 Turner Prize Exhibition Puts Politics Front and Center

"The Art Gym" Break an artistic sweat at the Tate Liverpool Gallery, thanks to Turner Prize winners, Assemble.

Flex Your Creative Muscles at the Art Gym

"The Art Gym" Break an artistic sweat at the Tate Liverpool Gallery, thanks to Turner Prize winners, Assemble. - Tap the pin if you love super heroes too! you will LOVE these super hero fitness shirts!

Tony Cragg (b1949) is  a British visual artist who works mainly as a sculptor. He was the director of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf until August 2013. He was the 1988 Turner Prize winner.  In 2008, a Sculpture Park was opened which houses Tony Cragg's large oeuvre. All this is accompanied by changing exhibitions of internationally known artists, lectures on culture and the humanities, and concerts.

Tony Cragg’s “Outspan,” Courtesy of The Joule Hotel in Dallas, USA, Where the Art Is as Impressive as the Rooms

Turner Prize 2014 at the Tate Britain short listed Ciara Phillips screenprint artist

Turner Prize 2014 in pictures

Artworks by the four contenders for the Turner Prize - Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell - whose winner is announced on December 1 at a ceremony to be staged at Tate Britain in London

Diverse backgrounds are integral to this year's exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize, as, in each of the four micro-exhibitions, they are wielded to address pressing social issues.

Diverse backgrounds are integral to this year's exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize, as, in each of the four micro-exhibitions, they are wielded to address pressing social issues.

A visitor examines the restrained fresco by this year's Turner Prize winner Richard Wright

Is this a Turner for the better? Prize winner shocks world with actual art

Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Deacon RA talks obsessive collecting, ambiguous titles and finding the interest in everything.

Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Deacon RA talks obsessive collecting, ambiguous titles and finding the interest in everything.

In search of the best artist residencies in Europe, we have requested the opinion of experts including Turner Prize-winner Laure Prouvost.

In search of the best artist residencies in Europe, we have requested the opinion of experts including Turner Prize-winner Laure Prouvost.

Simon Starling Installation view, Turner Prize 2005 exhibition. Won 2005

Simon Starling Installation view, Turner Prize 2005 exhibition Shed boat shed

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