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Ben Jackel( Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times )
Artist Ben Jackel sits next to his piece "nEUROn," made of mahogany with a graphite finish, in his studio in Culver City on April 19, 2012. The piece was part of his second solo show, "Zero Percent Contained," at the L.A. Louver gallery. It opened on May 24, 2012.
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