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

By: scmp.com 6 months ago
Artist Lubaina Himid becomes oldest winner of Britain’s controversial Turner Prize

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, 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...ArtistLubainaHimidbecomesoldestwinnerBritain’scontroversialTurnerPrize