Damien Hirst at the Tate Modern, was beautiful over view of this oeuvre. The room filled with live butterflies was a beautiful compliment to his butterfly paintings. The dead animals, the pharmacy installations, the pills and instruments, the glitter and the skulls, was all richly articulated and stunningly curated.
Armory Week New York has officially opened! Amongst the expected blue chip big name artworks and ironic money/value references: Obligatory Damien Hirst prints for sale on edition, a floor made of pennies at Untitled Gallery, and Reed Seifer dollar bill installation. This year’s The Armory Show had a strong current of overtly political works. With the socio-political upheavals seen around the world and in local media, seeing artists respond visually is not surprising. With performance piece at Kukje of an […]
Damien Hirst’s Beautiful Inside My Head Forever Sotheby’s Auction in London garnered quite a buzz, since it is the first time an artist is selling work directly from his studio through an auction house. Of the 223 lots, the sale totalled £111,464,800.00 far beyond the $115million estimation.
St. Paul’s, Duomo, set of 8 silk screen prints, glazed the sprinkled with diamond dust. Damien Hirst interprets famous church stain glass by kalidescopic butterfly silkscreens. This is a refreshing change from typical Damien Hirst oeuvre. The Gagosian Madison Avenue, gives us a small Hirst show romantic illusion to relgion, beautiful works. I saw a recent exhibition at the White Cube where Hirst used the same technique with silkscreened blood cells, collaging human hair and scalpel blades upon the canvas […]
Yvon Lambert is one of my favorite commercial galleries in Paris. Few highlights from recent exhibitions there. Barbara Kruger wall paper piece in the entree. Kendell Geers carved stars into this human skull. Working with skulls seems to be the new medium for contemporary sculpture, seeing as how successfull Damien Hirst’s collaboration with Swarovski .