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Controversial Artist Stages A Fake Shipwreck, Sells 'Treasures' For Millions

Artist Damien Hirst always aims to shock. Having already exhibited a dead shark in a vitrine of formaldehyde, a severed cow’s head on which live maggots feasted, and an 18th-century skull covered in platinum with over 8,000 diamonds,...Show More Summary

Damien Hirst back from the deep - with an awfully expensive wreck

This is by way of a round-up of all the reviews of the latest Damien Hirst extravaganza with a summary of ratings and comments. I've tried to sort out who has seen the exhibition as opposed to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Required Reading

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

This week, the story of Emmett Till's image in the coffin, New York's new copper skyscrapers, Damien Hirst is back, why authoritarians hate the arts, calorie counts for cannibals, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Damien Hirst Is Back With an Underwater Fantasy. Will Collectors Care?

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

It’s a giant financial gamble for art’s king of controversy, who is trying for a comeback.

Comeback king or washed-up? British artist Damien Hirst's new show divides

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Damien Hirst is back, and the art world does not know what to make of the latest grandiose exhibition from the crown prince of contemporary art. Open to the public from Sunday, "Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable," plunges visitors into a fantasy universe raised from the depths of the Indian Ocean that has been ten years in the making. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst’s Latest Exhibition Will Feature an Incredible 189 New Works

After having what can now only be assumed as a very busy hiatus, English artist, Damien Hirst, is back to present his new exhibition,  “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable,” in Venice, the capital of Italy’s northern Veneto district. Although his name might have lost some of the weight garnered after “The Physical Impossibility of Death […]

Gary Tatintsian Gallery in Moscow exhibits works by Damien Hirst

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The art of Damien Hirst is concerned with themes, ideas and feelings which are fundamental to human existence, and which, when the rhetoric and discussion of art itself has been stripped away, will remain as the inviolable truth of our common condition. Show More Summary

New George Michael Portrait by Damien Hirst Will Benefit HIV Charity

New George Michael Portrait by Damien Hirst Will Benefit HIV Charity The painting of George Michael by Damien Hirst will be auctioned off this Friday at a charity gala held by the Foundation MTV Re:Define Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

At This Point, Tech Start-Ups Are Basically Conceptual Art

Damien Hirst turned himself into a high-value business (with Charles Saatchi as his venture-capitalist backer), argues Ian Bogost, and collateralized debt obligations and credit default swaps play with form and procedure every bit as much as a work by, say, Yoko Ono. These days there are young tech companies whose ideas seem more conceptual art […]

Animal Rights Activists Protest Damien Hirst Show in Venice with 88 Pounds of Dung

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Activists heaped animal turds at the door of the Palazzo Grassi, which will open an exhibition of new works by Hirst. The post Animal Rights Activists Protest Damien Hirst Show in Venice with 88 Pounds of Dung appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Finding Banksy: A Guide to Locating Banksy's Street Art

Some people may scoff at the idea that Banksy's name should be as high up there as Vincent Van Gogh or Damien Hirst. But there's no denying it: Banksy is one of the most famous artists living on the planet today....and we don't even know wh... via

Damien Hirst Alienated Collectors. Will His New Work Win Them Back?

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

He made a splash with a $12 million shark. Now mystery surrounds the artist’s new work, to be unveiled in Venice in April.

Can Damien Hirst Win Back Pissed-Off Collectors With His New Show?

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Like previous Hirst extravaganzas, this project is being rolled out with the same hypervigilant level of control and fanfare. And hovering over the project is whether - given the precipitous drop in his prices after his all-Hirst Sotheby's auction in 2008 - the celebrity artist can have another chapter." Or has he (ahem) jumped the […]

Gavin Turk’s Outdated Provocations

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

An exhibition of Turk's works in the London museum of fellow Young British Artist Damien Hirst fails to make a case for the longevity of his art historical in-jokes. The post Gavin Turk’s Outdated Provocations appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Damien Hirst Created Cities Out of Blades and Safety Pins

Damien Hirst's 'Black Scalpel Cityscapes' cut at the military's "surgical strikes."

Cruising on the , a Floating Art Gallery

How to go on a trip with Damien Hirst and David Hockney.

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