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Paul Fryer’s Time We Left This World Today (2008), as seen in a digital construction by Oleg Voronko
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by Simon Todd

As the Frieze Art Fair and its satellite fairs briefly turn London into the center of the global art world, the British artist Paul Fryer (b. 1963) is unveiling a major new two-part exhibition, "Let There Be More Light," sited both at the Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, Oct. 14-21, 2008, and Simon Dickinson Gallery, London, Oct. 15-31, 2008. The new exhibition boasts several major sculptures that treat the forces of modern science with a religious fervor, including a waxen figure of Lucifer bound by high-power lines, a 47-foot-long facsimile of a V2 missile lovingly crafted in wood, and what seems to be a "star, captured and imprisoned in a bell jar."