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Exhibitionism: The Art of Display Announced at Courtauld Institute of Art

LONDON.- The exhibition recalls Joshua Compston’s 1991 effort to fill the walls of The Courtauld Institute with contemporary art. This was the birth of the East Wing Collection and to celebrate its heritage the ninth committee will exhibit the collection of nineteen letterpress prints that formed Compston’s project, Other Men’s Flowers, never before displayed in their entirety. This includes work by YBAs such as Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk, Gary Hume and Sam Taylor-Wood. As Montaigne wrote, “Some may say of me I have gathered a posie of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is my own”. This too can