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Inside The Tate Modern Addition For The First Time

“In a moment of exquisite justice, you can peer straight into the living rooms of Neo Bankside from the top of the Switch House – and observe the bleak still lifes of mail-order luxury, as sterile as a stack of Damien Hirst’s tanks. Having accidentally spawned this exclusive enclave, it’s as if the Tate has […]

Damien Hirst Pays Homage to Jeff Koons With Special “Now” Exhibition

Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst, two of the most celebrated artists living today, have joined forces for an exhibition of Koons’ work at Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery in London. Titled “Now,” the exhibition features over 30 pieces of art by the American artist, all of which were borrowed from Hirst’s personal collection. The exhibition runs the […]

Roundup: L.A. art dealers in hot water, Met Museum belt-tightening, liberal cities and housing

The legal troubles of a couple of prominent Los Angeles gallerists. The Metropolitan Museum faces shortfalls. And Damien Hirst's formaldehyde sculptures may be leaky. Plus: How liberal cities are blowing it when it comes to affordable housing, new faces on money in the U.S. and U.K., and how the...

Damien Hirst's Artwork May Be Leaking Cancer-Inducing Fumes

Damien Hirst has earned himself a reputation over the years as the "bad boy" of the art world, due to the often morbid nature of his work. But the artist has inspired unintended controversy following news that his most famous pieces may be leaking cancer inducing fumes.

Noxious Art? Damien Hirst’s Work Is Leaking Poisonous Gas

Iconic works of contemporary art by British artist Damien Hirst have been leaking high levels of formaldehyde gas, a report by a group of Italian chemists said on Thursday. In the early 1990s, Hirst became famous for his series of works featuring preserved animal carcasses in containers of formaldehyde, including a dead lamb in Away... Show More Summary

Study: Artist's Famous Works Were Leaking Poisonous Gas

It turns out artist Damien Hirst's famous displays of dead animals preserved in formaldehyde may have been dangerous to more than just artistic sensibilities. A study published this month in Analytical Methods found Hirst's pieces were leaking formaldehyde gas at levels 10 times higher than the legal limit during a...

Damien Hirst Art Is Leaking Poisonous Gas

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In the early 1990s artist Damien Hirst became famous for a series of works featuring dead animals swimming in tanks of formaldehyde. Now a group of chemists claim they have found troubling levels of formaldehyde gas—a known carcinogen—around these publicly displayed artworks. Read more...

Artist Damien Hirst works leaked formaldehyde gas: Analytical Methods study

last monthArts : Artdaily

Iconic works of art by British artist Damien Hirst involving dead animals preserved in giant tanks leaked potentially-dangerous formaldehyde gas during a show at London's Tate Modern gallery, it emerged Wednesday. Scientists testingShow More Summary

Damien Hirst’s Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Damien's Hirst's formaldehyde-filled installations don't just ooze money and pretension — some may also leak potentially dangerous gas.

Paint Is the Language of God: The Gospel According to Gustave Moreau

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

What’s Gustave Moreau doing hanging out with John Currin, Wade Guyton and Damien Hirst?

Other Criteria sells out of British artist Damien Hirst's works at Art Central Hong Kong

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Other Criteria announced strong sales following its presence at Art Central Hong Kong, the company?s second showing at the Hong Kong- based art fair. The company confirms that it had sold out of its entire editions of large and small scale ?Mickey? and ?Minnie? silkscreen prints with glitter by Damien Hirst. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Offers His Take on Disney’s Mickey and Minnie

Artist Damien Hirst will be launching his new Mickey and Minnie print editions on March 24 at Other Criteria in New York. Hirst has re-imagined the beloved Disney character as spot paintings, a style of art he’s become renowned for. The two silkscreen prints are being offered in “blue glitter” and “pink glitter” interpretations and, to the […]

James Patterson, Benevolent Overlord of Readers and Non-Readers Alike

James Patterson, the benevolent Damien Hirst of the literary world, the team-writing lit-capitalist dynamo responsible for 36 bestsellers last year, will not be satisfied until he has cornered every remaining inch of the book market. …Read More

Can Damien Hirst Recreate 90s Hedonism with a Pharmacy-Themed Restaurant?

The artist recently relaunched Pharmacy, an exhibition-cum-restaurant that served “Voltarol Retarding Agent” cocktails. It shuttered when the Cool Britannia hype died in the noughties, but chef Mark Hix is on board for a new reincarnation.

Roundup: Vying for George Lucas' museum, designing L.A. parks and running the San Quentin marathon

Oakland lobbies George Lucas for his museum. Damien Hirst’s nice new restaurant. A writer asks why there aren’t more monuments to women. Plus: Robot critics, easing copyright, downtown L.A.’s new parks and running San Quentin. Here’s the roundup: — Behold, the robot art critic. For the record,...

Catering the Oscars, Speedy Tweets and Damien Hirst’s New Restaurant

3 months agoFashion / Men's Fashion : Kempt

Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. A conversation with Wolfgang Puck, Kanye’s freaky fast tweets, a poor review for Pharmacy 2 and...

Damien Hirst’s Food: Worse Than His Art

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The bombastic artist who once personified British cool has let us down with a timid restaurant re-hash.

Damien Hirst's Art Restaurant Has Arrived

Hirst's medicine-themed restaurant is just what the doctor ordered.

This Is Damien Hirst’s Damien Hirst-Themed Restaurant, Pharmacy 2

Damien Hirst — bedazzler of skull, embalmer of shark, maker of the money — is opening a new restaurant in only a week’s time. On February 23, the doors to Pharmacy 2 (the seeming, er, sequel to his other restaurant, Pharmacy — which closed) will open. Show More Summary

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