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Chaos in the crypt: will Phyllida Barlow’s Highgate cemetery folly wake the dead?

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The sedate graveyard, full of classical colonnades, has been given an injection of colour and fun by art’s great late starter. She talks about her new installation – and using the pandemic to reflect After 18 months of lying low, Phyllida Barlow is at large again. The artist’s hangar-like studio on a south London industrial estate is a yawning void, while on the other side of city, and across the sea in Germany, and thousands of miles away in Japan, the works she conceived and constructed in it are looming into a monumental new life. Under plastic, dwarfed by the empty space, is a model of the piece she has contributed to a group exhibition of 16 female artists aged 70 or older, at
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