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So who's been nominated for The Turner Prize 2017?

This week, Tate Britain announced the artists that had made the shortlist for the 2017 Turner Prize. Four artists: Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner, Lubaina Himid, and Rosalind Nashashibi were revealed. And it's the age of all four artists that has got the media and critics talking.

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The Most Expensive Old Master Female Artist

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun was an immensely successful Rococo portraitist in the 18th and 19th centuries, commissioned to paint European royals, including Marie Antoinette, at a time when the field was limited to female artists.


Revolutionising realism: The hyperrealist hype

In the 1960's in America, a new art form was emerging which both mesmerised and perplexed audiences. Hyperrealism and the Hyperrealism school of art focused on creating sculptures, frequently of nudes, that were so much so close to life that it was unsettling to the viewer.