Laure Prouvost wins Turner Prize

Laure Provost was presented with the prize at a ceremony in Londonderry

Installation artist Laure Prouvost has won this year's Turner Prize, beating humorous artist David Shrigley, painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and performance artist Tino Sehgal to take the £25,000 prize.

The French artist, who lives and works in London, won 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.

Here's my report.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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