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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

Damien Hirst Donates Wooly Mammoth to amfAR Benefit

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Damien Hirst Hints at Contents of Autobiography

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Damien Hirst Announces Plans to Write Autobiography

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Damien Hirst Looks to Bring Other Criteria to New York, Searches for lar

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Damien Hirst To Auction Mickey Mouse Portrait for Charity

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Two Damien Hirst Dot Works Stolen in London

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Damien Hirst Collaboration with Alexander McQueen Unveiled

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Damien Hirst Shoots Rihanna for GQ Magazine Cover

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst and Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Candy” at Blain Southern Gallery Through November 30th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Damien Hirst Debuts New Sculptures in Qatar

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Damien Hirst Releases Children’s Book, Speaks with The Guardian

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Damin Hirst Previews Science Gallery

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Portrait of Damien Hirst to go on View at National Portrait Galleries This Fall

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Babyshambles Reveal Damien Hirst Designed Artwork

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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