Missing: the art that vanished from Soho’s Colony Room

Paintings, sculptures and photographs by some of the leading names in modern British art, including Damien Hirst, Gavin Turk and Tracey Emin, have gone missing. The artwork, which once hung on the walls in the Colony Room, one of London’s most notorious members’ clubs, has disappeared without trace, it has been revealed, since the private drinking den was forced to close in 2008.

“It’s a mystery,” said Turk, who came to fame as one of the Young British Artists ( YBAs ) in the 1990s. “And so, like the club itself, it is going to become part of the mythology.”

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