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3rd March 2023

David Gentleman (b.1930), illustrator of Plats du Jour, has been drawing London for decades. For his book London, You're Beautiful (2012) he spent a year 'immersing himself in the metropolis'. The Olympic Park provided inspiration; the cranes and unfinished ArcelorMittal Orbit look like huge, lively, dancing snakes and ladders. 

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