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Damien Hirst, Turning In Circles Related Press Damien Hirst, Turning In Circles 12 October 2019, Hyperallergic

LONDON — It's a hot mid-afternoon in the West End's posh Mayfair district, and Damien Hirst is standing outside the glass double-doors of the White Cube gallery, looking every inch the devil-may-care

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The misplaced outrage over Damien Hirst’s dead butterflies Related Press The misplaced outrage over Damien Hirst’s dead butterflies 30 September 2019, Apollo

Damien Hirst has recently unveiled a new series of his 'butterfly-wing paintings' and the internet is ablaze with debate. Butterflies, dead or alive, have appeared in the artist's work since the late

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In Murakami’s Moscow, It’s All “Cuteness and Catastrophe” Related Press In Murakami’s Moscow, It’s All “Cuteness and Catastrophe” 3 October 2017, Vogue

In a 2000 interview with the Japanese photographer Mako Wakasa for the Journal of Contemporary Art, the artist Takashi Murakami presented the following rules for survival and success in the contempora

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Venice Notebook: Samplers From a Biennale Banquet Related Press Venice Notebook: Samplers From a Biennale Banquet 14 May 2017, The New York Times

The Biennale comprises a central exhibition, organized this year by Christine Macel, chief curator of the Pompidou Center in Paris; and 85 national pavilions, which feature solo or thematic presentati

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Colossal Relics Related Press Colossal Relics 10 May 2017, Aesthetica Magazine

The first major solo exhibition dedicated to the British artist Damien Hirst (b.1965) in Italy since his 2004 retrospective in Naples opens across the two Venetian venues of the Pinault Collection. Ru

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Last days to see 'Naturalia,' an homage to natural history, at Paul Kasmin Gallery Related Press Last days to see 'Naturalia,' an homage to natural history, at Paul Kasmin Gallery 2 March 2017, Whitewall

Until March 4, you can wander between Paul Kasmin Gallery's two Chelsea locations, and through 600 years of natural history brought to life through woodcuts, sculptures, paintings, projections, dioram

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Bigger than ever, the 43rd edition of FIAC explores utopias and displacement Related Press Bigger than ever, the 43rd edition of FIAC explores utopias and displacement 21 October 2016, Wallpaper*

Paris’ International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) usually revolves around the gigantic Grand Palais museum with satellite events across the city. This year, however, things are a little different. FIAC's 43rd edition (running until 23 October) is the largest to date, with a line-up of 186 galleries from 27 countries, as well as an...

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The art of management: Interview with Jennifer Flay, Director of FIAC 2016 Related Press The art of management: Interview with Jennifer Flay, Director of FIAC 2016 18 October 2016, AMA

Director of FIAC, Jennifer Flay shares with AMA the spirit of this 43rd edition.  AMA: What are the FIAC’s strengths this year? Jennifer Flay:  We’re very proud of the creation of On Site, found inside and around the Petit Palais; we’ve given the project this name to distinguish it clearly from the Hors...

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Damien Hirst will show at Pinault Palaces in Venice next year Related Press Damien Hirst will show at Pinault Palaces in Venice next year 13 October 2016, ARTNews

Whoa boy, it’s looking like it’s going to be an interesting spring in Venice next year. The Centre Pompidou’s chief curator, Christine Macel, who’s curating the Biennale, has titled her show Viva Arte Viva, and now there is news that billionaire François Pinault will show the death-obsessed Damien Hirst at his two...

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Glasgow International festival tackles demise of UK's once-great, heavy industries Related Press Glasgow International festival tackles demise of UK's once-great, heavy industries 12 April 2016, The Art Newspaper

Glasgow International, the biennial contemporary art festival which opens its seventh edition today (until 25 April), focuses on a particularly potent theme in today’s economic climate: the demise of heavy industry, and how cultural spaces have sprung up in spaces in the Scottish city once occupied by major shipbuilding, textiles and...

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Art world hero: artists and curators pay tribute to David Bowie Related Press Art world hero: artists and curators pay tribute to David Bowie 12 January 2016, The Art Newspaper

Leading art-world figures are today mourning the death of the musician, artist and actor David Bowie, who had been suffering from cancer for the past 18 months. Bowie, who died aged 69 yesterday, studied art at Bromley Technical High School, briefly going to Croydon School of Art. He continued to create works throughout his life; in 1995 he had his...

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Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize Related Press Lessons we can learn from the Turner Prize 9 December 2015, AnOther Magazine

Ever since its foundation in 1984, the Turner Prize, named after prolific painter JMW Turner, has been uniquely placed in the British art industry; it straddles respect and derision with a charismatic nonchalance, one foot in the aristocracy and the other in the dirt – making it slightly idiosyncratic in its approach and all the more...

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London’s Newest Unassuming Art Destination Related Press London’s Newest Unassuming Art Destination 12 October 2015, The New York Times / T Magazine

It’s here, on a quiet back street, that a row of industrial Victorian studios have been converted into a vast and free-to-visit exhibition space by the artist Damien Hirst. The Newport Street Gallery, which opens to the public this week, was originally home to a West End theater sceneographer and then a flower-wheelbarrow-maker before...

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British Director Named Most Powerful Person In World Of Art Related Press British Director Named Most Powerful Person In World Of Art 27 October 2014, Hannah Furness for The Telegraph 23 October 2014

Sir Nicholas Serota, the director of Tate, has been named the most powerful figure in the art world, the first Briton to head the list in six years. Sir Nicholas has been named at the top of the Art R

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Art Basel Stages '14 Rooms', An Exhibition Of 'Live Art' Related Press Art Basel Stages '14 Rooms', An Exhibition Of 'Live Art' 17 June 2014, Gareth Harris for The Financial Times / 13 June 2014

A tousled blonde temptress gyrates her hips, her gaze fixed on your face. The masked, bruised body moves suggestively in front of a mirror, grinding her body to a Lady Gaga track. The nightmarish dancer turns even more menacing, uttering: “My mother is dead. My father is dead. I’m gay. I’d like to be a poet. This is my...

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Art Taipei Launches 20Th Edition In Style Related Press Art Taipei Launches 20Th Edition In Style 9 November 2013, Taiwan Today / 08 November 2013

Art Taipei is presenting its 20th anniversary edition Nov. 8-11 at the Taipei World Trade Center, featuring more than 3,000 works by over 500 artists presented by 148 exhibitors from 14 countries, the ROC Ministry of Culture said. Founded in 1992 as Taipei Art Fair International, Art Taipei is Asia’s oldest art fair and one of the top...

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