Anthea Hamilton

born 1978

Anthea Hamilton, ‘Wrestler Kimono’ 2013
Wrestler Kimono 2013
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Biography

Anthea Hamilton (born 1978) is a British artist, one of four shortlisted for the 2016 Turner Prize.

Hamilton was born in 1978 in London, where she lives and works. Her exhibitions have included Sorry I'm Late at Firstsite.

In 2017 she became the first black woman to be awarded a commission to create a work for Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries, and according to Alex Farquharson, Tate Britain's director, Hamilton has made a "unique contribution to British and international art with her visually playful and thoughtful works".

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Anthea Hamilton Turner Prize 2016

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