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Olympic Park commission: Gavin Turk’s latest artwork is a ‘L’Âge d’Or’

PUBLISHED: 14:47 11 October 2016

Gavin Turk, in the red beret, as his ‘L’Âge d’Or’ is installed by the Olympic Park

Gavin Turk, in the red beret, as his ‘L’Âge d’Or’ is installed by the Olympic Park

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Brit artist Gavin Turk is behind a cheekily named new public artwork at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The large door, called ‘L’Âge d’Or’, was commissioned by Here East.

The technology and innovation hub is based the former Press and Broadcast Centre for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The door was conceived to symbolise Here East’s vision to become a “home for local artists”.

Gavin Poole, CEO at Here East said: ‘This participatory public artwork fits perfectly with our vision for Here East as a major cultural and creative hub for London, and will greatly enrich the experience for visitors and for the creative business and individuals based on the site.”


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