Shoot the jury, not the painter - what the Guardian thought about the first Turner prize

By Waldemar Januszczak

10 November 1984: Malcolm Morely is an undeserving winner, and the prize is in danger of becoming a razzmatazz show-business knees-up, says Waldemar Januszczak, Guardian art critic

27 November 1986: Turner Prize switches the focus from art to personalities

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