Damien Hirst Looks to Rebook Market in Venice this Spring

February 22nd, 2017

The New York Times spotlights Damien Hirst’s highly-anticipated exhibition in Venice this spring, taking over the Pinault Collection’s two locations at the Palazzo Grassi and the Punta della Dogana, a selling show that will show whether or not the artist can boost a somewhat lagging market.  “He’s certainly confounded the market before. It depends on how successful the work is,” said Marc Porter, a chairman of Sotheby’s fine art division. “He’s taking on Venice and that’s audacious.”

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