Ben Cove, 1974–2016

The British artist and designer has died

Ben Cove, Look-See, 2015, installed at AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent. Photo: Glen Stoker

British artist Ben Cove died on 16 March after a short illness, a-n reports. Cove first trained as an architect but went on to pursue conceptual art. He returned to studio based work where he produced paintings and sculptures that often make reference to his architecture and design background. Cove’s solo exhibitions included Modern Language at Peter von Kant, London (2015); Vernacular Hangover at the Acme Project Space, London (2013); and New Plastic Universal at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2004).

31 March 2016.