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The award will mark the museum's fifth year anniversary in 2016. The £30 000 prize money is significantly larger than the winning Turner Prize amount, which is £25 000.

Barbara Hepworth with her cat Nicholas and her sculpture 'Reclining Form (Rosewall)' by Ida Kar Image via NPG Barbara Hepworth with her cat Nicholas and her sculpture 'Reclining Form (Rosewall)'
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All British-based artists can enter the award, with four artists being shortlisted to present their works in the Wakefield gallery in October 2016.

Others plans to celebrate the gallery's anniversary include a new public garden, an exhibition from the collection of Tim Sayer which includes works by Bridget Riley and David Hockney and a retrospective of Martin Parr's photography,

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