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

6 days 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

2 weeks 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

Is Damien Hirst’s Plan for a Green UK Town Half Baked?

Controversial artist Damien Hirst has turned his focus from diamond skulls to green building, announcing plans to design an eco-friendly town near Ilfracombe north of Devon, England. Hirst's Southern Extension includes plans for 750 sustainable and energy-efficient

Damien Hirst to build his own town in England

Dubbed “The Southern Extension,” acclaimed contemporary artist Damien Hirst is set to build his own town in North Devon, England. According to the North Devon Journal, Hirst has been granted permission to construct an eco town in the seaside resort of Ilfracombe. Read the rest of the story at: Damien Hirst to build his own town in England

Damien Hirst Golden Skulls

British artist Damien Hirst has produced a set of four unique, limited edition golden skulls exclusively for art-based publishing company Other Criteria. The skull is one of a number of recurring motifs not only in Damien Hirst’s work but… Damien Hirst Golden Skulls is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

Limited-edition pill-shaped jewelry by Damien Hirst

Created under the Hirst-founded, Other Criteria, Damien Hirst’s latest outing titled Cathedral Collection features a limited-edition pill-shaped cocktail ring and a rosary necklace. Read the rest of the story at: Limited-edition pill-shaped jewelry by Damien Hirst

Wednesday Links: Dumb, Dumb and Dumber

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_67871" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Dumb, Dumb and Dumber, Exhibit A: Damien Hirst's Rosary.[/caption] FIFA claims that 12% of the worlds population (or 900 million people) watched at least some of the World Cup final. Show More Summary

Peter Doig May Become Britain’s Most Expensive Living Artist After June 30 Auctions

3 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Elite Choice

Damien Hirst has had a long innings as Britain’s most expensive living artist. But now he has a real challenger in painter Peter Doig who is known for his colorful, abstracted landscapes. Hirst’s most expensive work so far is his Golden Calf, a Dead Cow which he has done in formaldehyde. Show More Summary

Real Estate Mogul At War With Neighbors Over His Graphic 30-Foot 'Virgin Mother’ Statue

Real estate mogul and art collector Aby Rosen has sparked a feud with his wealthy Old Westbury, N.Y., neighbors after debuting this graphic Damien Hirst statue on his front lawn. The statue is titled “The Virgin Mother” and stands 33 feet tall. Show More Summary

Hirst at Cannes

3 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

This 10,000-year-old mammoth skeleton clad in steel and gilded by Damien Hirst's workers, entitled Gone But Not Forgotten, was one of three alleged artworks Moneybags donated to Amfar's annual fundraiser for AIDs research at the Cannes Film Festival. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst art, Leonardo DiCaprio space trip help raise record AIDS funds

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

A Damien Hirst work of art and a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio helped AIDS foundation amfAR raise a record $35 million (28 million euros) on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. The Foundation for AIDS Research holds an...Show More Summary

Internationally renown English artist Damien Hirst just unveiled...

Internationally renown English artist Damien Hirst just unveiled his latest work that’s part of his ongoing Natural History series that began in the early 90s with a shark suspended in formaldehyde, and it’s a pretty awesome spectacle. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Donates Gold Plated Mammoth Remains To Charity

British artist, Damien Hirst, has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton entitled ‘Gone but Not forgotten’ encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at the annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala in Cap d’Antibes, on May 22, 2014. Read the rest of the story at: Damien Hirst Donates Gold Plated Mammoth Remains To Charity

A Holy Mistake: Selling an Art Forgery

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

After discovering his Damien Hirst paintings were fakes, Florida pastor Kevin Sutherland continued to try to sell them…to an undercover cop. He’s now been sentenced to six months in jail.

Damien Hirst Unveils Gilded Wolly Mammoth Skeleton with ‘Gone but not Forgotten’

Damien Hirst presents the gilded skeleton of a three-meter tall woolly mammoth, in a colossal steel and glass vitrine. The sculpture forms part of Hirst’s “Natural History” series, which he began in the early 1990s, with work including… Damien Hirst Unveils Gilded Wolly Mammoth Skeleton with ‘Gone but not Forgotten’ is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

Fake Hirst Spin

3 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

US pastor Kevin Sutherland of the Miami Church in Florida has been jailed for six months for having tried to sell fake Damien Hirst works to an undercover detective. He tried to sell this spin painting to Sotherby's, but the auction house told him it could be a fake. Show More Summary

Damien Hirst Gilds Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in “Gone But Not Forgotten”

Damien Hirst returns to his natural world works with this latest creation. Entitled ‘Gone But Not Forgotten,’ a three-meter tall woolly mammoth skeleton has been gilded in gold, placed inside a steel and glass case. Hirst describes “it’s such an… Damien Hirst Gilds Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in “Gone But Not Forgotten” is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.

If you ask me, trying to sell forged Damien Hirst paintings to the rich makes you the biggest class

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

If you ask me, trying to sell forged Damien Hirst paintings to the rich makes you the biggest class war hero since the guy who tried to sell fake wine to the rich, not someone who deserves jail time. People who buy real Damien Hirst paintings deserve jail time. Read more...

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