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Editors Picks

Long reads, key features and in depth interviews.

The Suitability of Neon: Cerith Wyn Evans Interview

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Celebrity as Material

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Art events

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Jun 11 – Oct 10 Aspen Drift - Cerith Wyn Evans

Aspen Drift – Cerith Wyn Evans

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen – 00:00

Rare exhibition of Cerith Wyn Evan’s work in the US featuring sculpture, installation, painting, and works on paper.

Sep 3 – Oct 8 Laugh At Gravity - Benji Reid

Laugh At Gravity – Benji Reid

October Gallery, Holborn – 00:00

Trebuchet cover artist Benji Reid considers himself a Choreo-Photolist; a term he coined to encapsulate his unique practice where choreography, photography and theatricality meet in the image.

Sep 15 – Nov 5 Gold Hooks and Political Looks - Yoan Capote

Gold Hooks and Political Looks – Yoan Capote

Ben Brown Fine Art, Mayfair London – 00:00

Requiem, an exhibition of recent work by Cuban artist Yoan Capote. Ben Brown Fine Arts.

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