A 62-year-old veteran of Britain’s black art scene, Lubaina Himid, is in the running for the Turner Prize after organisers scrapped its age limit.
British art’s most high-profile award has abolished its ban on over-50s this year – meaning Himid is eligible.
At 52, Hurvin Anderson, another key black British artist, is among the other nominees for the £25,000 prize.
The multicultural shortlist is completed by German-born Andrea Buttner and Londoner Rosalind Nashashibi. More