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‘Turnip Prize’ finalists for fake art unveiled

The Turnip Prize has been running for 24 years.

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Red Tape. (Trevor Prideaux via SWNS)

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This year's finalists for the fake art award the Turnip Prize have been unveiled - including a ripped stamp.

The annual contest is a spoof of the Turner Prize and awarded to the person who has created crap art - using the least amount of effort possible.

This year's finalist are “RIP Elizabeth the 2nd” - a torn 2nd class stamp - by Charlie King.

“Cue Jumpers” by Lie Instate is a pool cue with two small jumpers attached.

RIP Elizabeth the 2nd- torn 2nd class stamp. (Trevor Prideaux via SWNS)
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.Gov's “Red Tape” is a reel of red insulation tape and “Ukraine” by Ivor Bolshoi Liebherr is a yellow crane carrying a yew sprig.

The presentation for this year’s Turnip Prize will take place at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, December 7 in The New Inn, Wedmore, Somerset, England.

The Turnip Prize has been running for 24 years.

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