Gallery in JMW Turner's beloved Margate to host 2019 Turner prize

By Hannah Ellis-Petersen

Turner Contemporary, built on site of boarding house artist visited when painting there, announced as exhibition venue

The Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate, the seaside town where JMW Turner would come to paint the east Kent skies, will host the Turner prize in 2019.

The prize, one of the most prestigious accolades in contemporary art and which comes with £40,000 in winnings, is presented at a venue outside London every other year.

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