Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla are nominated for The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, a new £30,000 biennial award that celebrates UK artists. The prize recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at any stage in their career, who has made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture. The winner will be announced on Thursday 17 November.
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