"Banal, boring or just laughably bad"

The Turner Prize has finally dragged itself North and is currently being housed at the Tate in Liverpool. While those in London question whether or not the people of the next European Capital of Culture will gratefully receive this collection of work the rest of us politely scuttle round questioning whether or not we need this offering from London at all.

Mark Wallinger's work should win despite resembling a somewhat ramshackle Socialist Workers Party rally on Market Street.

2 out of 5