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Ben Doherty (b. 1985)

Ben Doherty (b. 1985, London) makes sculptures and paintings that conjure an absurd symbolism – referencing zoology, botany, science fiction, religion and folklore amongst other things. He is dealing with the prospect of creating a mysticism that is appropriate for the 21st century.


Born: 1985 in London

RA Schools student from 2015 to 2018

Gender: Male

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