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A convincing exhibition channels the artist’s interest in psychoanalysis and the Rorschach test

Still from Arbeit. Courtesy of the artist and Rodeo, Istanbu/London

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Sleeper, by Mark Wallinger

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Still from Giant (2013) by Salla Tykkä

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Damien Hirst in front of one of his works. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

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