Power to the people! Assemble win the Turner prize by ignoring the art market

The young architecture collective extend their artfulness into everyday life. Their work is a welcome, and vital, part of a bigger battle against social division under the Tories


Assemble’s win signifies a larger move away from the gallery into public space that is becoming ever more privatised. It shows a revulsion for the excesses of the art market, and a turn away from the creation of objects for that market. Their structure that was on show at this year’s Turner exhibition must be seen not as a work, but as a model of work that takes place elsewhere; not in the art world, but the world itself.

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