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Turner Prize Winner Announced

Richard Wright, no title 2009. Photo credit: Sam Drake and Gabrielle Johnson, Tate Photography. Courtesy the artist; Gagosian, London; The Modern Institute / Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and BQ, Berlin

Richard Wright has won this year’s Turner Prize. The winner was announced last night at Tate Britain.

The artist was nominated for his intricate wall paintings, which feature images and patterns from medieval paintings, graphics and typography.

For the Turner Prize 2009 exhibition he has produced a beautiful gold leaf work, which is painted directly onto the gallery wall.

The painting will be destroyed at the end of the show, so make sure you catch it while you can!

Turner Prize 2009 is at Tate Britain until 3 January.

Turner Prize at Tate Britain

The Turner Prize exhibition opens today at Tate Britain and, as ever, it’s guaranteed to be controversial. Roger Hiorns’ work includes a heap of dust from an atomised passenger jet engine, and sculptures made from cows’ brains. Enrico David’s exhibits include …