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2006-05-16 05:18:48

LONDON (Reuters) - A video artist best known for filming a dance marathon in Ramallah and a sculptor who offers works comprising twigs, dust and fluff are among the Turner Prize contenders this year. The shortlist for the 25,000 pound art prize was announced on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.