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The Esquire Singular Suit exhibition in partnership with Somerset House, which is on show there until 31 August, features artists from a range of disciplines. Here's a rundown of some of their work with details on where to get more information.

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Antony Gormley

English sculptor who uses the human form as the subject for the bulk of his work and is currently inviting people to participate in his piece, "One And Other", occupying the fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square. Visit www.antonygormley.com and www.oneandother.co.uk

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Above: "Blind Light" by Antony Gormley, Hayward Gallery, London, 2007

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Christian Schoeler

German painter who works mostly in watercolours and oils. His paintings explore the style of contemporary fashion photography. His upcoming exhibition of recent works in Paris, Si Le Grain Ne Meurt, will open on 12 September 2009. Visit www.dontprojects.com

Above: "Untitled" by Christian Schoeler, 2008

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James Clar

Lighting designer and installation artist from New York, whose projects explore technological innovation and social interaction. He currently works in Dubai, where he is director of interactive media at Traffic Design Gallery. Visit www.jamesclar.com

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Above: "You & Me" by James Clar, Material Gallery, Memphis March, 2006

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Jan de Cock

Belgian artist de Cock explores notions of public and personal space with his sculptures, which often use inexpensive domestic materials like plywood and linoleum. He has exhibited at both Tate Modern in London and MoMA in New York. For an extended interview with the artist, visit www.moma.org

Above: "Denkmal" by Jan de Cock, Stella Lohaus Galerry, Antwerp, 2004

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Jeremy Deller

Conceptual artist Deller won the Turner Prize in 2004 for a show which included documentation of his "Battle Of Orgreave" (2001), a recreation of a confrontation that took place during the miners' strike of 1984. In July he organised a procession along Deansgate as part of the Manchester International Festival. Visit www.jeremydeller.org

Above: Jeremy Deller installation at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2008

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Mat Collishaw

With a particular interest in video and photography, Collishaw explores ideas of fantasy, innocence and seduction through images. One of his most famous works is "Bullet Hole" - a close-up photo of what appears to be a scalp wound but with disturbing sexual undertones. Visit www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk

Above: "Leda" by Mat Collishaw, 2006

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Nate Lowman

New York artist Lowman uses images from popular culture and advertising in his satirical sculptures, paintings and prints and first gained critical attention  for his screen prints of bullet holes. He had his first solo show in New York earlier this year. Read a recent interview at www.interviewmagazine.com

Above: "Untitled (J.P.W.L.)" by Nate Lowman, 2002

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Richard Woods

Artist and designer Woods' work explores British traditions in interior design, often with a humorous eye. Last year he covered traditional stone cottages in multi-coloured crazy paving and he has designed a range of lurid wood-effect cabinets - the "Wrongwoods" range - for Established & Sons. Visit www.richardwoodsstudio.com

Above: "Offcut Inlay Picture" by Richard Woods, 2008

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Robert Wilson

Legendary theatre director, designer and playwright Wilson has been at the forefront of theatrical innovation since the late Sixties. He is perhaps best known for his collaborations with the composer Philip Glass. Visit www.robertwilson.com

Above: POEtry (collaboration with Lou Reed) by Robert Wilson, copyright Hermann und Clarchen Baus, Köln, 2000

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Ron Arad

Israeli artist, designer and architect whose wide ranging work includes shelving units, the Tel Aviv opera house and a chair featured inC Channel 4's Big Brother. His work is currently on display in London's Design Museum as part of the Beefeater 24 Presents Super Contemporary show. Visit www.ronarad.com

Above: "Big Easy Volume 2 For 2" sofa by Ron Arad

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Scott Campbell

Tattoo artist Scott Campbell counts Marc Jacobs and Lily Cole among his high-profile clientele at Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn. He had his first art show, which included $100 bills laser-cut to reveal images of the Virgin Mary - at O.H.W.O.W. Gallery in Miami earlier this year. Visit www.scottcampbelltattoo.com

Above: "Wish You Were Here" by Scott Campbell, O.H.W.O.W. Gallery, Miami, 2009

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Spencer Tunick

American artist Tunick's work explores the human body quite literally - his works are usually mass nude portraits, often arranged to take place in public. His largest work to date feature 18,000 people in Mexico City. He has also used his work to highlight ecological issues such as global warming. Visit www.spencertunick.com

Above: "Düsseldorf 4" by Spencer Tunick, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, 2006

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Terence Koh

Chinese-Canadian artist Koh, now based in New York, creates sculpture, photography and performance, sometimes under the moniker "Asianpunkboy". His work often incorporates pornographic or homoerotic elements, confronting the notion of the ephemeral pleasures of the flesh. Visit www.asianpunkboy.com

Above: "Warhol Remains As A Chinese Winter Garden In My Heart (Self Portrait)" by Terence Koh, Courtesy Peres Projects, Los Angeles Berlin, 2006