A Disastrous Damien Hirst Show in Venice. In both cases, the Damien Hirst of old is on display, reveling in immaculate, big-budget tastelessness and cackling manically in the shadows. Everywhere else, though, across thousands of square feet and dozens of sculptures, he presents himself as an artist who is exhausted, long ago out of new ideas,
Damien Hirst’s Shipwreck Fantasy Sinks in Venice. The works are by Hirst, and the enormous coral encrusted sculptures are actually meticulously painted bronze. These are displayed near pristine gold or marble editions of the exact same pieces, so-called “reproductions” of the scarred wreckage finds.
One of the sunken treasures that will feature in Damien Hirst’s Venetian exhibition. Photograph: Christoph Gerigk/Damien Hirst and Science Ltd Two Venetian museums, the Palazzo Grassi and the
Art World Damien Hirst Created a Fake Documentary About His Fake Venice Show—and Now You Can See It on Netflix. The film, financed by the artist himself, seeks to re-enact the fictional
May 12, 2017 · Venice Is a Stage for Damien Hirst’s ‘Treasures’ (and a Biennale, Too)Venice Is a Stage for Damien Hirst’s ‘Treasures’ (and a Biennale, Too) “This says ‘call me,’ ” Alain Servais, a collector in Brussels, said on Wednesday at the “Viva Arte Viva” exhibition in the Central Pavilion in the Giardini. Mr. Servais was pointing to a label with the telltale combination of “Courtesy of the artist” and the name of …
damien hirst’s venice underwater fantasy exhibition ‘treasures’. Play video. damien hirst is a british artist whose work in installation, sculpture, painting and drawing explores the …
May 10, 2017 · Damien Hirst Controversy at Venice BiennaleDamien Hirst Controversy at Venice Biennale. At the Venice Biennale this week, the Nigerian artist Victor Ehikhamenor accused Mr. Hirst of copying a well-known ancient Nigerian brass artwork, “Head of Ife,” found in 1938 in Ife, Nigeria, without giving it the proper historical recognition it deserves.