Damien Hirst

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‘I went from having to borrow money to making $4m in a day’: how NFTs are shaking up the art world
Digital art is a billion-dollar business, with everyone from Paris Hilton to Damien Hirst trading in ‘non-fungible tokens’. But are NFTs just a get-rich-quick scheme masquerading as culture?

Rosanna McLaughlin

06, Nov, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Painting is back in the frame … and the rising stars are mostly women
Two decades after Damien Hirst’s pickled cow, young artists have returned to traditional pigment on canvas

Richard Brooks

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jack White review – an ecstatic rock’n’roll augury
Playing at the opening of the London outpost of his label Third Man, the former White Stripes frontman scintillatingly showed rock isn’t dead yet

Martin Robinson

26, Sep, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Damien Hirst on painting cherry blossom: ‘It’s taken me until I’m 55 to please my mum’
The former hell-raising, hard-partying YBA known for slicing animals in half is now painting trees in bloom. Has he lost his edge? And why is his hair blue?

Chloë Ashby

06, Jul, 2021 @1:46 PM

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The reputation game: how authors try to control their image from beyond the grave
The row over a new biography of Philip Roth has exposed the way agents and estates restrict access and manage archives to maintain a writer’s posthumous good name

Edward Helmore

23, May, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Haunted portraits, a lost church and the mystery of colour – the week in art
Elizabethan portraiture, a digital recreation of a Saxon church, and Damien Hirst – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

16, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘It’s the gallery staff I worry about’: Damien Hirst’s Gagosian takeover – review
Gagosian Britannia, London
Part of a year-long residency at the gallery, the artist’s initial show, with Coke vending machines, rubbish bags and cow’s tongues a-lolling, is dispiriting

Adrian Searle

13, Apr, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Damien Hirst: 'I flirted with the idea of pickling people'
As a survey of his work opens amid the snow of St Moritz, the artist talks about his obsession with blood, his disconnection from the art world, and why he misses banter with his army of assistants

Jonathan Jones

18, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Tracey Emin steals a kiss and Damien Hirst resurrects the dead – the week in art
Art’s original sinners, a challenge to white supremacy in painting, and falling in love with nature all over again

Jonathan Jones

09, Oct, 2020 @3:03 PM

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Damien Hirst review – just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water
Shark tanks, cow’s heads, feasting flies and pill bottles … Hirst’s death-obsessed early work hits home just as hard now disease is all around us

Jonathan Jones

06, Oct, 2020 @3:33 PM

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Missing: the art that vanished from Soho's Colony Room
Valuable works by the Young British Artists have not been seen since the infamous drinking den closed its doors 10 years ago

Vanessa Thorpe

13, Sep, 2020 @8:40 AM

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Frank Dunphy obituary
Showbiz accountant who became the charismatic, hard-bargaining business manager for Damien Hirst

Oliver Basciano

27, Aug, 2020 @5:48 PM

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