Photo by G. Art by Damien Hirst.
Thirty Seconds To Mars / Damien Hirst
Now you can connect Jared Leto to Damien Hirst when you are playing the 6 degrees of separation game has Hirst has lent one of his spot paintings for the cover of the new Thirty Seconds to Mars album. In other news, I am seeing Laura Mvula (pictured on the far left) in a few weeks and I am excited!
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Heading up an absolutely all star line-up at Sotheby’s Print Sale in New York will be the 1902 woodcut entitled The Kiss IV from Edvard Munch. After the record-breaking sale of The Scream (pastel on board) which made auction history last year when it was sold at Sotheby’s to billionaire Leon Black for $120 million, we will see how much enthusiasm this printed work generates and if the estimated $200/300,000 is shattered.
Some of the highlights include a complete book of Henri Matisse’s Jazz...Read Full Story
Good riddance to Damien Hirst; Larry Gagosian has held on to his real treasure with a typically provocative Koons show opening at the dealer's Manhattan space on 9 MayThe art dealer Larry Gagosian has recently been shedding famous names, losing Damien Hirst and Yayoi Kusama. Is all not well in the world's most spectacular chain of galleries? So goes the gossip in some quarters, yet Gagosian is about to open a third gallery in London, making a total of 13 worldwide. So apparently he's not all...Read Full Story
30 Seconds to Mars, featuring actor Jared Leto on guitar and lead vocals, has unveiled the name and the release date for its fourth studio album. Love Lust Faith + Dreams will hit all the usual outlets on May 21st, 2013. The album features 12 new tracks, including the first single, “Up in the Air”, which is now available at all digital retailers.
Featured on the album’s packaging are two paintings instantly recognizable to art fans as being from English artist Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings...Read Full Story
Damien Hirst is one of Britain’s richest people. In 1992 his pickled shark entitled ‘The Physical Impossibility Of Death In The Mind Of Someone Living’ was commissioned by Charles Saatchi for £50,000 and then sold in 2005 for £6 million. ‘For The Love Of God’ – a skull encrusted with 8,901 diamonds, sold for £50 million and in 2008 when Hirst auctioned 223 of his works, the lot met a world record breaking sale of £111 million.
There can be no doubt that Hirst is an astute businessman with an...Read Full Story
Damien Hirst Wall
Damien Hirst, born June 7, 1965, is a world renowned English artist. His work For the Love of God, a plastic skull encrusted with diamonds, sold for $50 million, making him the world's most expensive living artist. He resides in Devon, England, with his wife and three children.