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Audio slideshow: Red light art

The National Gallery, home of the nation's Old Masters, is about to exhibit its first contemporary art installation, by recreating a street scene from Amsterdam's Red Light district.

"The Hoerengracht" - which is Dutch for Whore's Canal - was made in the 1980s by the American artists Ed and Nancy Kienholz.

Here, we take a look at how the installation is put together at - and hear from Nancy Kienholz, and the National Gallery's Head of Education, Colin Wiggins.

Some images courtesy Nancy Reddin Kienholz and L A Louver.
Music: Love For Sale performed by Ella Fitzgerald, and courtesy KPM Music.

Audio by Rebecca Jones and Dan McMillan.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 10 November 2009.


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