Thank you to Museo Madre for sending us installation views of Damien's exhibited works and those of the opening from BAROCK – Art, Science, Faith and Technology in the Contemporary Age, curated by Eduardo Cicelyn and Mario Codognato13.12.09 - 05.04.10.
Barock investigates issues that permeated the 17th century and are still distinctive of our time, showing how the typical themes of the Baroque culture have been revived by contemporary artists. For more information on the exhibition, please visit Madre's website.
All images are © Damien Hirst. All rights reserved, DACS 2009, Photo: Amedeo Benestante
Foreground: Black Sheep Divided, 2008, Steel, glass, silicone sealants,
formaldehyde solution and lamb, 1180 x 1860 x 513 mm (x 2 tanks)
Centre: Saint Bartholomew, Exquisite Pain, 2006, Bronze, 2500 x 1100 x 950 mm
Left: Nothingness, 2008, Glass, steel, MDF, aluminium and drug packaging,
1828.8 x 2743.2 x 304.8 mm
Lost Memories and Dreams Forgotten, 2008-9,
Steel, glass and cubic zirconia, 1828.8 x 2743.2 x 101.6 mm (x 2 diptychs)
Rear wall: Black Sun, 2004, Flies and resin on canvas, 3657.6 mm diameter
Heaven, 2008-9, Glass, steel, shark, acrylic and formaldehyde solution,
2140 x 3836 x 1418 mm (including plinth)