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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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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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