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contemporary art curiosities: Charles Avery, The Island, Ducili
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Charles Avery

Scottish artist Charles Avery's acclaimed work 'The Islanders' constructs an elaborate narrative around a fictional island.

Artefacts such as highly detailed drawings, maps, objects and sculpture provide a record of the lifestyle of its human inhabitants and extraordinary indigenous beasts, such as the Ducili shown here.

 

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