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Ryan Gander - The Art of Everything

Miranda Sawyer enters the wild imagination of celebrated British conceptual artist Ryan Gander. A cultural magpie renowned for his playful, cryptic and complex creations, Gander is one of the world's most exciting young talents whose creations can sell for up to £500,000.

It is a big summer for this Chester-born innovator with works appearing at the Royal Academy and Hayward Gallery, exhibitions all over the world, as well as a massive solo show opening in Manchester in July.

Sawyer explores the extraordinary diversity of Gander's art, spanning sculptures that tinker with art history, chess sets made from car parts, fantastical cocktails and even designer trainers. A charming and witty raconteur, Gander challenges our preconceptions about conceptual art while imparting an infectious enthusiasm and curiosity for the world around him.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 4 Jul 2014 00:20
BBC Two except Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterMiranda Sawyer
ParticipantRyan Gander
DirectorLuke McMahon
Series EditorJanet Lee

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