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Allen Jones: Studio visit

The London based artist talks about his sculptures that, as he puts it, 'were very much made to offend the accepted canons of what fine art might be'

Allen Jones is best known for sexually provocative sculptures like Chair 1969, which present the female figure as a piece of furniture. TateShots visited him at his London studio to find out how he progressed from painting and drawing the human body to producing life-size mannequin sculptures that, as he puts it, 'were very much made to offend the accepted canons of what fine art might be'.

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