Articles of ‘Damien Hirst’

Push to Flush: Art Between Fame and Celebrity

Push to Flush: Art Between Fame and Celebrity

By Paco Barragán

So you should always have a product that‘s not just “you.” An actress should count up her plays and movies and a model should count up her photographs and a writer should count up his words and an artist should count up his pictures so you always know exactly what you‘re [...]

Damien Hirst – No Love Lost / Nothing Matters

The Wallace Collection & White Cube - London
By Michele Robecchi
In a recent issue of Marcus Harvey’s magazine Turps Banana, Damien Hirst lively expressed his scarce appreciation for Luc Tuyman’s work. “Will someone get him a color box and a ruler? I hate that indecision in painting.” Whilst Hirst’s outburst is quite refreshing - artists seldom [...]

artparis-AbuDhabi : Modern + Contemporary Art Fair

For its second edition, artparis-AbuDhabi is returning to the Emirates Palace from November 17 to 21, 2008, to present a broad and impressive panorama of artistic creation of the 20th and 21st centuries. This year, the fair is strengthening its policy of selection and participation of contemporary art galleries active in the international market.
In 2007, [...]

Traces du Sacré at Haus der Kunst (Munich, Germany)

September 19th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
The beginning of the 20th century is marked by the impression of faith’s foundation being shaken to the core. Nietzsche’s declaration, “God is dead” (1881/1882) and Max Weber’s assertion of the “disenchantment of the world” (1904) revealed just how much people’s relationship to religion had changed. Yet this did [...]