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William S. Burroughs

Rare and unseen images from William S. Burroughs

A new side to his provocative art goes on show this week for ten days only

One of the undisputed masters of the Beat Generation, William S. Burroughs never shied away from controversy or dissent. The original outsider, his art was no different to his writing – a mix of graffiti-style paintwork layered on erratic scribbles and sketches. Now, in Animals In The Wall, over 40 original artworks will go on show for ten days only at Londonewcastle Project Space, co-curated by James Elphick & Yuri Zupancic. "I visited the estate at the beginning of the year" says Elphick, "It was a rare opportunity to look through the Burroughs art archives. It's amazing that from a seed of an idea about connecting to a new audiences and taking a deeper look into Burroughs' artistic creations, we've put together this grand new show." With an original suit from Burroughs' collection being flown in especially for the launch by Zupancic, it's a show not to be missed whether you're a die-hard Beat fan or completely fresh to the Burroughs way. 

Animals In The Wall goes on show from 28th August – 7th September at Londonewcastle Project Space.