Helen Marten wins Turner Prize 2016, securing second big award in a month

By Mark Brown Arts correspondent

Chair of judges praises 31-year-old artist, who recently won Hepworth Prize, for baffling sculptural work which ‘reflects the condition of the world’

Helen Marten has sealed her position as one of the UK’s most exciting young artists after being named the winner of the 2016 Turner Prize, her second big award in the space of a month.

The 31-year-old artist, who was born in Macclesfield, was presented with her £25,000 prize by the writer Ben Okri at a ceremony at London’s Tate Britain gallery.

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