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Veronica Ryan wins 2022 Turner prize for work including Windrush tribute

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The Montserrat-born British artist was awarded the 25,000-pound ($30,000) prize at a ceremony in Liverpool, England on Wednesday evening. She won for work including public sculptures in London's Hackney area in the shape of tropical fruits. At 66, Ryan is the oldest artist ever to win the prize.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Turner Prize: Windrush memorial artist Veronica Ryan wins for 'poetic' sculptures

Veronica Ryan's winning works include giant sculptures of Caribbean fruits on a street in Hackney.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Veronica Ryan wins 2022 Turner prize for work including Windrush tribute

Artist wins for work including UK’s first permanent public artwork honouring Windrush generation

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Veronica Ryan’s win is also a victory for the Turner Prize’s credibility

After a bumpy few years, the Turner Prize is back to its classic format. Veronica Ryan is a worthy winner for her work rooted in the immigrant experience of Britain, writes Mark Hudson

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sculptor Veronica Ryan wins Turner Prize for works exploring Windrush and Covid

Sculptor Veronica Ryan has been named the winner of the Turner Prize 2022 for her work which honours the Windrush generation and explores the Covid pandemic.

2 months ago·Ireland
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Turner Prize 2022 winner named in ceremony at St George's Hall

The Turner Prize has returned to Liverpool for the first time in 15 years

2 months ago·Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Veronica Ryan wins Turner Prize evoking Windrush, Covid

British artist Veronica Ryan on Wednesday won the prestigious Turner Prize for her installations focused on the Windrush Generation and Covid. Ryan, 66, won the £25,000 ($33,000, 30,000 euros) prize for contemporary art for marble and bronze sculptures placed on a street in Hackney, east London, that depict tropical fruits from the Caribbean -- custard apple, breadfruit and soursop.  This was a public commission to commemorate the importance of …

2 months ago·Noida, India
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