Post Profile






Lubaina Himid becomes oldest winner of United Kingdom's 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.
read more

share
See more about: Lubaina Himid Turner Prize

Related Posts


Turner Prize Goes to Lubaina Himid, Whose Work Depicts African Diaspora

News : NYTimes: News

Ms. Himid, 63, is the award’s first nonwhite woman winner and its oldest recipient. The prize raised its age limit above 50 for the first time since 1991.

Survey of works by the 2017 Turner Prize nominee Lubaina Himid opens in Colchester

Arts : Artdaily

Firstsite, Colchester, is presenting Warp and Weft, a survey of works by the 2017 Turner Prize nominee, Lubaina Himid. A key figure in the Black Arts Movement, Himid first came to prominence in the 1980s when she began organising ex...

Turner Prize Goes To Oldest Winner, And First Woman Of Color, In Its History

Arts : Modern Art Notes

"Lubaina Himid, an artist who makes theatrical, witty and challenging works that address colonial history, racism and institutional invisibility,... won for three exhibitions of her work in Bristol, Oxford and Nottingham."

Over-50s shortlisted for United Kingdom art's edgy Turner Prize

Arts : Artdaily

Two artists aged over 50 were nominated Wednesday for this year's Turner Prize, after the age limits were lifted for Britain's most prestigious yet controversial visual art award. Lubaina Himid, 62, and Hurvin Anderson, 52, were joi...

Lubaina Himid Becomes First Woman of Color To Win Turner Prize

Arts : Hyperallergic

At 63, she is also the oldest artist to win the UK's top contemporary art prize, which recently dropped its requirement that nominees be younger than 50. The post Lubaina Himid Becomes First Woman of Color To Win Turner Prize appear...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC