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Ryoji Ikeda, test pattern [n°13], 2017, installation view, La Villette, Paris, France. Courtesy: La Villette, Paris; photograph: Martin Argyroglo

Various venues, Paris, France

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Portia Zvavahera, Kuzvarwa Patsva (Rebirth), 2017, oil-based printing ink and oil bar on canvas, 170 x 99cm. Courtesy: Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa

Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa

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Olafur Eliasson, Rogue Navigator, 2017, driftwood, paint (green, red), magnet, and stainless steel, 31 x 156 x 18 cm. Courtesy: Private Collection, New York

Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

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Various venues, Rome, Italy

Monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London

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