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Turner Prize 2013: Laure Prouvost wins £25,000 prize

Installation artist Laure Prouvost has won this year’s Turner Prize for her piece Wantee, which takes the audience in search of her fictional grandfather.

It was announced by actress Saoirse Ronan at a ceremony in Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013.

Prouvost beat humorous artist David Shrigley, painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and performance artist Tino Sehgal to take the £25,000 prize.

“I’m not ready, I didn’t expect it at all,” Prouvost said on stage…

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