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ARTY FARTY: HOW THIS YEAR'S TURNER PRIZE WENT ALL SOCIAL MEDIA FRIENDLY

As a blogger you never know what delving into your inbox is going to hold each day. Opportunities can come thick and fast, and I was well chuffed (British way of saying 'very happy') that I got a press preview invite to experience the nominations for the highly contended Turner Prize. Basically, if you don't know what the Turner prize is (and I didn't until a few years back) it's basically a big f*cking deal in the British art world. Previous nominated artists have included Grayson Perry, Gilbert & George, Tracy Emin, Lucian Freud and Damien Hirst. But this year it had a difference: the Turner prize suddenly embraced social media. 

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