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Damien Hirst
born 1965
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Damien Hirst With Dead Head 1991
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  With Dead Head 1991
AR00617   on paper, print
 
 
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Damien Hirst Forms Without Life 1991
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  Forms Without Life 1991
T06657   installation
 
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Damien Hirst The Acquired Inability to Escape 1991
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  The Acquired Inability to Escape 1991
T12748   sculpture
 
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Damien Hirst Life Without You 1991
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  Life Without You 1991
T12749   sculpture
 
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Damien Hirst from London, Untitled 1992
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  from London, Untitled 1992
P77930   on paper, print
 
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Damien Hirst Pharmacy 1992
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  Pharmacy 1992
T07187   installation
 
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Damien Hirst Mother and Child Divided exhibition copy 2007 (original 1993)
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  Mother and Child Divided exhibition copy 2007 (original 1993)
T12751   sculpture
 
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Damien Hirst Controlled Substances Key Painting (Spot 4a) 1994
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  Controlled Substances Key Painting (Spot 4a) 1994
AR00498   painting
 
 
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Damien Hirst Away from the Flock 1994
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  Away from the Flock 1994
AR00499   sculpture
Damien Hirst

DAMIEN HIRST
Beautiful Bleeding Wound Over the Materialism of Money Painting, 2005
Household gloss paint and credit card on canvas
60 x 84 inches (152.4 x 213.4 cm

Damien Hirst Listed Exhibitions (81 Kb)
Damien Hirst Bibliography (122 Kb)

Damien Hirst first came to public attention in London in 1988 when he conceived and curated Freeze, an exhibition of his own work and that of his friends and fellow Goldsmiths College students, staged in a disused London warehouse. In the nearly quarter of a century since that pivotal show, Hirst has become one of the most influential artists of his generation.Damien Hirst was born in 1965 in Bristol, UK. He lives and works in London and Devon. He is one of the most prominent artists to have emerged from the British art scene in the 1990s.

Hirst’s exploration of imagery is notable for its strong associations to life and death, and to belief and value systems. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions including the Venice Biennale in 1993 and 2003; “Twentieth Century British Sculpture,” Jeu de Paume, Paris, 1996; “Extreme Abstraction,” Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 2005; “Into Me / Out of Me,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2006; “Re-Object,” Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, 2007 and “Color Chart: Reinventing Color 1950 to Today,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2008. Solo exhibitions include “Internal Affairs,” ICA, London, 1991; Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, 1997; “The Agony and the Ecstasy,” Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, 2004; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005; “For the Love of God,” Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 2008 and Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, 2010/1.

He received the DAAD fellowship in Berlin in 1994 and won the Turner Prize in 1995.

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