sat 17/08/2019

Interview With Damien Hirst | reviews, news & interviews

Interview With Damien Hirst

Interview With Damien Hirst

Famous embalmer explains his return to paint

'Requiem, White Flowers and Butterflies' (2008)Wallace Collection

Damien Hirst this week unveiled No Love Lost, Blue Paintings among the Old Masters at the Wallace Collection. Although an exhibition of 25 new paintings by Britain's most talked-about artist might seem a change of direction, Hirst takes a different view. The new works, created between 2006 and 2008, mark the artist's return both to hands-on production and a quieter life at home. Is it the recession? Or is he getting old?

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