Damien Hirst

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Ashley Bickerton obituary
Neo-geo artist who satirised the get-rich-quick 80s and later how people treat the natural world

Oliver Basciano

15, Dec, 2022 @12:58 PM

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The Guardian view on Damien Hirst’s NFTs: posing a burning question | Editorial
Editorial: The artist is not alone in looking to cash in on content-free art. Only time will separate the stunts from the lasting innovations

Editorial

16, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Creation, destruction, sensation: Damien Hirst’s burning desire to destroy art worth £10m
British artist’s new work, The Currency, is a way for the public to participate, he says. But for many, it is the sort of trickery that has given contemporary art a bad name

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Flaming heck! If you’ve got money to burn, why not torch your art?
From accidental conflagrations to planned incineration, nothing turns up the heat of art world commerce like a blaze

Kyle MacNeill

22, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Damien Hirst to burn thousands of his paintings to show art as ‘currency’
Artist famous for pickling dead animals in the 1990s to destroy the artworks at his London gallery

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

26, Jul, 2022 @3:08 PM

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‘This is art for the penthouses of oligarchs’ – Damien Hirst: Natural History review
The artist’s progress from raw young punk to pretentious money-lover is on show in this collection of formaldehyde works. Even the shark is getting very shrunken around the mouth

Jonathan Jones

09, Mar, 2022 @1:48 PM

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Surrealism goes global, artists open their studios and Damien Hirst shows a macabre master – the week in art
The Tate’s ambitious surrealism survey opens its doors and the Whitechapel Art Gallery opens up 100 years of artists’ studios – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

18, Feb, 2022 @12:53 PM

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Empty shops could be studios for next Bacon or Hirst, says leading curator
Opening up dead retail space to artists could revive town centres and cultural life, says Whitechapel Gallery director

Miranda Bryant

12, Feb, 2022 @1:09 PM

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Cosmic Stonehenge secrets, Ai Weiwei looks back, and gay sex 11,000 years ago – the week in art
The British Museum introduces Europe’s earliest ancestors, the activist artist sits his work next to Chinese antiquities and LGBT+ history month begins with the deep human past – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

11, Feb, 2022 @11:15 AM

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‘Damien Hirst stole my cherry blossom’: artist faces plagiarism claim number 16
Painter Joe Machine ‘incensed’ by similarity to his own canvases, created a decade before

Dalya Alberge

06, Feb, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘I make stars look interesting, not beautiful’: Anton Corbijn on his favourite portraits
David Bowie was a gent, Naomi Campbell was a revelation and Virgil Abloh was hauntingly prophetic. The great portrait photographer Anton Corbijn relives five of his best shoots

Interview by Tim Jonze

26, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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First, a pickled shark. Next up for Damien Hirst, his ‘white elephant’ manor house
The artist’s £3m Cotswolds pile, which has remained empty and unrenovated since 2005, has been described as an ‘eyesore’

Adam Luck

08, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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