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The Square Mile

This summer Sculpture in the City returns to inflict contemporary art on public spaces in and around the Square Mile, which is run by the City of London Corporation. This is the show's 5th year (CLICK). Shown is Damien Hirst's Charity (2002-2003), a giant copy of an old charity appeal box.

Public art project 'The Line' to launches in London

last weekArts : Artdaily

A selection of sculptures from a host of distinguished artists including Damien Hirst, Martin Creed, Gary Hume and Eduardo Paolozzi, were unveiled this spring on The Line, a new walk linking The O2 and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst pill and skull jewelry

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This elegant Damien Hirst 18 carat gold charm bracelet dangles with a diamond skull and a variety of gold pills, embossed with their appropriate pharmaceutical compound number and logo. It's only £25,000. A variety of similar necklaces run £1,750 to £10,000, depending on the metal. Damien Hirst jewelry (Other Criteria, thanks Lindsay Winterhalter!)

Maria Abramovic Complains Jay Z Took Advantage Of Her. But Who Took Advantage Of Whom?

Maria Abramovi? has crossed a line that even Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst are wary of. Someone was bound to do it eventually. She has not just taken art out of the gallery but into a realm of rock concert hysteria and teen adulation. To put it kindly, you can say her fans resemble the […]

On Being-Hated: Damien Hirst, Alli Warren, Kissing the Wall.

Let’s start with where I want to go. I don’t know where I want to go but it’s definitely not here. I’ve just quit smoking for the second time in my life and everything’s just one undifferentiated mass; I don’t know where I want to go, but it doesn’t matter. I just know that staying […]

Can Animals Ever Be Artists?

In my time I have seen some pretty strange things parading as art—I still vividly remember the sawn-up sharks and cows in Damien Hirst’s Sensation exhibition. Beauty and art I guess is in the eye of the beholder. What I consider to be...Show More Summary

Wanna Work for Damien Hirst?

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Are you a photorealist painter? Are you looking for a full-time job? Are you based in (or willing to move to) London or Devon?

NOT BORING Rugs: Jan Kath, Damien Hirst & 6 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 03.04.15

Artwork 3 Rug by Jan Kath • Email for pricing Spurred on by some of you yesterday who felt that my rug choices were too safe and boring (I agree and differ: safe, yes, boring, no - but practicality and accessibility is key to me) I've pulled a few really beautiful high end and dramatic rugs for your enjoyment. Show More Summary

Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

From mass-produced memorabilia and kitsch souvenirs, to rare curiosities and bizarre artifacts, a new show at the Barbican presents the personal collections of artists including Peter Blake, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Martin Parr and more.

A Closer Look at the Original Levi’s x Damien Hirst 501 Jeans

We paid a visit to Levi’s San Francisco headquarters and while there dropped by their archive to check out some of their most legendary and – in some case – long-forgotten pieces. Among the most recent additions to catch our … The post A Closer Look at the Original Levi’s x Damien Hirst 501 Jeans appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Which Airline Lounge Has a Damien Hirst by the Drinks Counter?

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Q: Which airline lounge has a real, authentic gen-yoo-ine Damien Hirst on the wall? A: This may surprise you: British Airways. Technically, it?s not surprising that BA has gone for artwork from a British artist, but we?d assume they?d go for something more square, and leave the Hirsts to Virgin Atlantic. Show More Summary

Los Angeles collectors Jane and Marc Nathanson give major artworks to LACMA

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced eight promised gifts of art from Jane and Marc Nathanson. The Nathansons? gift of eight works of contemporary art includes seminal pieces by Damien Hirst, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and others. Show More Summary

YBAs donate works in support of new gallery at Goldsmiths

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

Goldsmiths? illustrious alumni including Antony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Julian Opie, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Steve McQueen have donated works to a special Christie?s auction in aid of raising money to build a new gallery at Goldsmiths, University of London, a leading centre for teaching and research in the visual arts in the UK. Show More Summary

Great Artists on What It Means to Be a Great Artist: Wisdom from Ai Weiwei, Marina Abramovic, Damien Hirst, Laurie Simmons, and More

5 months agoHumor : Brain Pickings

"Artists should be the oxygen of society. The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, to open consciousness and elevate the mind." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

Wu-Tang Clan to auction single-copy album after reportedly turning down $5 million

5 months agoHumor : Death and Taxes

Wu-Tang will auction "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" through Paddle8, known for auctioning the works of contemporary art titans like Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons.

More Than 6,000 Wallpaper Designs Digitized

5 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Wallpaper has been the subject of exhibitions at institutions like New York's International Print Center and Manchester's Whitworth Gallery, and artists like Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst have even created their own designs.

How to Live Like Architect Charles Renfro

"Damien Hirst is in a drawer somewhere, is that horrible?” Charles Renfro asks rhetorically when I meet him in the apartment he shares with concert pianist Daniel Gortler in the garment district. The apartment isn't huge — he also owns a modernist bungalow on Fire Island — and its walls... More »

10 Most Successful Business-Savvy Graffiti Artists Ever

Image Source Forget Vincent Van Gogh and start thinking Damien Hirst; after all, not every artist dies without a penny to their name. The following graffiti artists, for example, have shrewdly capitalized on their street credibility, parlaying... Read more

Has the Turner Prize Gone Soft?

6 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Turner Prize was more sedate than usual this year. Has the award that’s known for supporting shocking and innovative art, like Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, become too grown up?

Damien Hirst’s Army of Geppettos

6 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

In Italy, a group of artisans build the sculptures of the world’s most famous artists. They may not receive public acclaim, but their pride in their work is as intense as their labors.

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