Focus on the Turner Prize

Images: 1) Ciara Phillips, Things Shared 2014;  2) James Richards, The Screens 2013;  3) Duncan Campbell, It for Others 2013;  4) Tris Vonna-Michell, Addendum I (Finding Chopin: Dans l'Essex) 2014;  5) Thérèse Oulton, Precipitate and Passage 1989;  6) Ian Davenport, Poured Paint, Red, White, Red 1996;  7) Howard Hodgkin, Wave.

Focus on the Turner Prize

To round up our Broadgate Perspectives season, this month we are shining the spotlight on the artists at Broadgate who have been associated with the Turner Prize since its inception thirty years ago. We are also giving you the opportunity to win Tate membership for 12 months.

Established in 1984, the Turner Prize is an annual award presented to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition or presentation of their work in the previous 12 months. Intended to celebrate new artistic developments and also to promote public debate about contemporary art, it is widely recognised as one of the most prestigious awards in Europe and is judged by an international panel from UK, Europe and USA.

For your chance to win annual Tate membership, we'd like you to join this judging panel and let us know which of this year's four Turner Prize nominees should win the award. Our competition runs from Monday 3 to Sunday 9 November on our Facebook page.

Here's a closer look at the four artists nominated for the 2014 Turner Prize and their work. They are nominated for a previous exhibition and their display at Tate Britain is their chance to showcase their overall style to the public:

Duncan Campbell (born 1972) makes films about controversial figures, mixing archive footage and new material. He is nominated for his contribution to the Venice Biennale.

Ciara Phillips (born 1976) creates prints, textiles and photographs in collaboration with other designers and community groups. She is nominated for her solo exhibition at The Showroom Gallery in London.

James Richard (born 1983) is a film maker who makes use of a diverse range of sources including found objects such as VHS videos. He is nominated for his contribution to the Venice Biennale.

Tris Vonna-Michell (born 1982) is nominated for her solo exhibition at Jon Mots Gallery in Brussels. He delivers performance works accompanied by audio recordings and visual elements including slides and photocopies.

Who will you vote for? We will be announcing our winner on Monday 10 November.

If you'd like to find out more about previous Turner Prize artists you can always take a closer look at some of the art at Broadgate. Download our art trail here to find out more.

Thérèse Oulton and Ian Davenport are both abstract style painters: you can see two oils on canvas by Thérèse (nominated 1987) in the upper lobby of 155 Bishopsgate; Ian's Poured Paintings are on view in 10 Exchange Square, he was nominated for the Prize in 1991.

Swimmers at the Broadgate Virgin Active Health Club are able to enjoy Wave by Hodgkin as they count down their lengths of the pool; Wave is the vast site-specific tiled mural along the entire pool wall and was designed by Sir Howard Hodgkin, winner of the second Turner Prize in 1985. Hodgkin is one of Britain's most celebrated artists and was awarded the inaugural Whitechapel Gallery's Swarovski Art Icon prize in April 2014. You can see some more of his work at the Alan Cristea Gallery till 15 November. 

Turner Prize 2014 is on display at Tate Britain till 5 January 2015 with various related lectures and panel discussions planned throughout November. The winner of the 2014 Turner Prize will be announced at an awards ceremony broadcast live on Channel 4 on Monday 1 December.

Let us know what you think of the Turner Prize nominees and our past Broadgate winners via Twitter and Facebook.