'Subtle and unashamedly beautiful'. Richard Wright wins Turner Prize 2009

Issue no2
April - May 2020
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You can always bank on the Turner Prize to think of something different when it comes to selecting a winner. So, this year's winner once again provides a stark contrast to some of his more controversial predecessors: Richard Wright (49) is a painter, whose wall paintings are always temporary, skillfully done but most of all things of pure beauty. The video above is an interview (by Tate Channel) with Wright on the occasion of his nomination for the Turner Prize. Read the Guardian report here.

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