THE DAYS ARE WILDE

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To com­mem­o­rate Os­car Wilde’s in­car­cer­a­tion for his ho­mo­sex­u­al­ity al­most 120 years ago at Read­ing Prison, the am­bi­tious Ar­tan­gel or­gan­i­sa­tion is tak­ing over the nowde­funct, no­to­ri­ous lo­ca­tion for two months. Vis­i­tors will be ex­posed to Sun­day read­ings of Wilde’s De Pro­fundis (love let­ters that were never sent out to his for­mer lover, Lord Al­fred “Bosie” Dou­glas), art in­stal­la­tions that deal with the themes of im­pris­on­ment and sep­a­ra­tion, and 30 artists the likes of Patti Smith, Ai Wei­wei, and Ralph Fi­ennes re­spond­ing to var­i­ous art­works. From Septem­ber 4 to Oc­to­ber 30 at HM Prison Read­ing, Eng­land. www.ar­tan­gel.org.uk/project/in­side

Noth­ing ... Ex­cept My Ge­nius by Os­car Wilde (Pen­guin Clas­sics)

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