Lubaina Himid makes history as she becomes oldest winner of the Turner Prize and the first black woman to pick up the art award

Lubaina Himid has become the first black woman to win the Turner Prize. The Zanzibar-born, 63-year-old artist also became the oldest winner when she picked up the award at a ceremony at the UK's current City of Culture, Hull. She was praised by the judges ...

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Lubaina Himid's Turner Prize-winning work is meant to be fierce political satire, but it looks tired and dated

If you hear feral bellowings on the cobbled streets of old Hull tonight, it probably won’t have anything to do with tonight’s victor. Everything has turned rather respectable these days. As widely predicted, this year’s winner of the Turner Prize is ...