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Artist Lubaina Himid becomes oldest winner of Britain’s controversial Turner Prize

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  • Dec 06 2017 05:30About: 7 days ago
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Lubaina Himid, 63, on Tuesday became the oldest winner of the Turner Prize, Britain’s most prestigious yet controversial visual art award, for her works celebrating black creativity.
Judges praised the Zanzibar-born artist for the “seriousness of themes she addressed”, paying tribute to the “current vitality of Lubaina’s work as well as the current relevance” of it in three decades past.
The winning artist said she felt “like I won it for a lot of...

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Lubaina Himid Tuesday became oldest winner Turner Prize Britain’s most prestigious controversial visual award works celebrating black creativity. Judges praised Zanzibar-born artist “seriousness themes addressed” paying tribute “current vitality Lubaina’s work well current relevance” three decades past. The winning said felt “like of...

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