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Damien Hirst — Relics

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OC10153
2014
Hardback
pp172
330 x 260 mm (13 x 10 inches)
Illustrated throughout
Interview with Elena Geuna
ISBN 978-1-906967-66-6
Published by Other Criteria

Relics constitutes the new and largest ever retrospective of Damien Hirst’s work, including both iconic, and previously unseen artworks, spanning twenty-seven years of the artists career. If you own one book on the work of this artist, this is the latest and most comprehensive. 

RRP £60

Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst was born in Bristol in 1965. He first came to public attention in 1988 when he conceived and curated ‘Freeze’, an exhibition of his own work and that of his contemporaries at Goldsmiths college, staged in a disused London warehouse. Since this time Hirst has become widely recognised as one of the most influential artists of his generation.

Through a varied practise of installation, sculpture, painting and drawing Hirst has sought to explore the complex relationship between art, life and death. Alongside over 80 solo exhibitions he has worked on numerous curatorial projects. In 2008, Hirst took the unprecedented step of bypassing gallery involvement in selling 244 new works at a Sotheby’s, London auction entitled ‘Beautiful Inside My Head Forever’.

Hirst was awarded the Turner Prize in 1995 and his contribution to British art over the last two and a half decades has been acknowledged in a major solo retrospective exhibited at Tate Modern, London. He lives in Devon and has studios in Gloucester and London.

Text © Damien Hirst & Science Ltd., All rights reserved, 2012

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