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New Yorkers Arrested for Selling Counterfeited Damien Hirsts

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Venice – Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at the Palazzo Grassi and Punta Della Dogana Through December 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Dan Colen to Open Major Exhibition at Damien Hirst’s Gallery this Fall

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Damien Hirst Works Find Buyers in Venice

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Damien Hirst Faces Criticism Over Appropriation of Nigerian Sculpture

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Damien Hirst Interviewed for Venice Exhibition Opening

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Damien Hirst’s New Show Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Protestors Dump Animal Dung Outside Palazzo Grassi in Protest Over Damien Hirst Show

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Damien Hirst Looks to Rebook Market in Venice this Spring

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

New Tests Lead to Withdrawal of Formaldehyde Exposure Concerns on Damien Hirst’s Works

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Damien Hirst Tate Show Accused of Unsafe Formaldehyde Levels in Air

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Damien Hirst Staging Jeff Koons Exhibition at his Gallery

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Damien Hirst to Reopen “Pharmacy” Restaurant at Newport Street Gallery

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Damien Hirst Opens Newport Street Gallery

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Painter Rachel Howard, Damien Hirst’s First Assistant, Interviewed in The Guardian

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Damien Hirst Installs Large-Scale Sculpture Outside London’s Gherkin Tower

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Damien Hirst Speaks to the Guardian On Curating, Opening His Own Gallery, and His Legacy as An Artist

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Damien Hirst Collaborates with Parisian Taxidermists for Special Cabinet Installation

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Damien Hirst Purchases £34 Million Mansion in London

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Damien Hirst Gets Go-Ahead to Build a Town in North Devon

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Opening of Damien Hirst’s New Art Space in London Delayed Until Next Spring

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Damien Hirst Spot Painting Installation at Center of Bizarre Controversy

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Damien Hirst Sculpture to Remain on Aby Rosen’s Old Westbury Estate as Collector and Town Reach Agreement

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Florida Pastor Convicted of Trying to Sell Fraudulent Hirst Paintings Gets Six Months Behind Bars

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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