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.
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.
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
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
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
"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 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.
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.
"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 »
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
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?
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.
It’s the time of year where we’re busy thinking about what gifts to buy, what parties to attend, what to wear, how much turkey to make, and if you’ll even fit in the dress you selected after you’ve eaten said turkey. But this is... via JustLuxe.com
Damien Hirst loves to play provocateur. The artist makes mosaics with pharmaceuticals and sculptures with taxidermy. Now, for his latest series of paintings, he's depicting cities in conflict. But look closer: What seem like innocent, black-and-white satellite images are crafted out of sharp, dangerous objects. Read more...
Are you an artist or arts collective who has more in common with Pablo Helguera and Mel Chin than Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst? Well, then scroll over to A Blade of Grass and apply for the organization’s annual $20,000 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art (artists Pablo Helguera and Mel Chin were two of last year’s recipients).
Iconic artist Damien Hirst's latest works are made with surgical precision—literally. He constructed 17 maps of global cities from razor blades, scalpels, safety pins, and other OR staples. The cities include the Vatican, Moscow, Rio, New York, and Beijing. READ MORE »
Vatican (Rome), 2014, Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates via Design Boom British art star Damien Hirst, whose interests have previously included bedazzling human skulls with platinum and diamonds, putting tiger sharks in formaldehyde, and being the U.K.'s richest living artist,...
White Cube São Paulo presents an exhibition of new paintings by Damien Hirst. Described by the artist as ?portraits of living cities?, the ?Black Scalpel Cityscapes? are made up of vast numbers of surgical instruments that combine to create bird?s-eye views of urbanised areas from around the world. Show More Summary
SARAH THORNTON discusses her new book in which she dives into the lives of 33 prominent artists including Ai Weiwei, Maurizio Cattelan, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst
Self, on public display at Ordovas from 14 October until 13 December 2014, looks at interpretations of self-portraiture by four of the greatest artists of the 20th century ? Francis Bacon, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Pablo Picasso.Show More Summary