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MARGATE IS TURNING HEADS; An inflatable Tina Turner is leading a cultural revolution, says STEVE HOGARTY

Sep 26, 2019 - City A.M.

At Dreamland amusement park in Margate there's a seven metre tall inflatable Tina Turner head. Venture inside it and you'll find a private karaoke booth primed with all of her classic hits, from Proud Mary to What's Love Got To Do With It. As a piece of public art the giant head works on several levels. For one, it's camp as hell. Tina Turner is a beloved gay icon, and the installation opened on Pride weekend in Margate.

But the statue is also a punning response to the Turner Prize 2019, w...