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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?

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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.

Marc Jacobs and Damien Hirst Partner Together For Children's Charity

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

These City Maps Are Made Out of Razor Blades and Mirror Shards

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

A Blade of Grass Deadline Approaching: $20,000 for Artists

last monthArts : Art Fag City

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).

Damien Hirst Creates Maps from Scalpels — Design News

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 »

Mind Blowing: Damien Hirst Used Thousands of Surgical Tools to Recreate Cities

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,...

Exhibition of new paintings by British artist Damien Hirst opens at White Cube in Brazil

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Ultimate individualists

2 months agoArts : Prospero

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-portrait by Pablo Picasso that has not previously been exhibited in public goes on view in London

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Damien Hirst Releases Editions for “Schizophrenogenesis” Exhibition

Divisive artist Damien Hirst opens his latest exhibition, ”Schizophrenogenesis,” at Paul Stolper Gallery in London. Going back to his exploration of pharmaceuticals, a number of life-sized versions of pills, pill boxes, syringes and… Damien Hirst Releases Editions for “Schizophrenogenesis” Exhibition is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.

Artist Debuts Exhibit Exploring Drug-Addled Modern Life

Damien Hirst explores role of narcotics and the like in today's society

Art In London: October 2014

3 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

Rembrandt, Damien Hirst and art from war times.

Warhol's Cookie Jars & Other Artist's Collections on Display — Design News

Some artists aren't just creators, they're collectors, too. "Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector" at the Barbican Gallery in London will include Andy Warhol's cookie jars, Damien Hirst's taxidermy, and elephant figurines from Sir Peter Blake. READ MORE »

Damien Hirst, eat your heart out - these guys chop up TAXIS

Half a car stuck to your wall is this season's must-have accessory, darling 100% Design  Yes, it’s that time of year again when the design world presents its latest creations. The ideas shown off here will no doubt make it into very well-heeled home in the coming weeks – and gives the rest of us a glimpse of what’s coming in a year or two.…

British artist Damien Hirst's first solo exhibition in Sweden opens at McCabe Fine Art

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

McCabe Fine Art presents the British artist Damien Hirst?s first solo exhibition in Sweden. Known for producing art that breaks boundaries and explores the relationships between art, science, religion, death and beauty, Hirst has developed a wide-ranging artistic practice that includes installation, sculpture, painting and drawing. Show More Summary

An Atlas of Alternative Maps by Tim Berners-Lee, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, John Maeda, Kevin Kelly, John Baldessari, and More

4 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

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12 Extraordinary Maps By Leading Creative Minds

The likes of Damien Hirst and Yoko Ono created fantastical maps for a new atlas that rethinks cartography for the 21st century. Before Google Maps came along, cartographers were artists as much as they were charters of geographies, and maps were aesthetic objects as much as they were wayfinding tools. Read Full Story

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