"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."
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 appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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...Show More Summary
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.
Lubaina Himid: Meticulous Observations and Naming the Money, a powerful new exhibition at Liverpool?s Walker Art Gallery, is presenting artwork by 2017 Turner Prize nominee Lubaina Himid MBE. The Arts Council Collection National Partners...Show More Summary
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 exhibitions of work by her peers, who were under-represented in the contemporary art scene. Show More Summary
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 joined...Show More Summary
Modern Art Oxford is presenting the first major survey exhibition by British artist Lubaina Himid (b. 1954, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Lives and works in Preston, UK). One of the pioneers of the British Black Arts Movement, Himid first came...Show More Summary