​Lubaina Himid becomes oldest artist to win Turner prize

By Mark Brown Arts correspondent

Himid, 63, also the first woman of colour to win, is praised by judges for addressing ‘difficult, painful' issues

Lubaina Himid, an artist who makes theatrical, witty and challenging works that address colonial history, racism and institutional invisibility, has won the 2017 Turner prize.

Himid is both the first woman of colour to win and, at 63, the oldest winner in the prize's 33-year history, after it dropped its upper age limit of 50.

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