Posts Tagged ‘Damien Hirst’

First Look | Damien Hirst Presents Jeff Koons at His Newport Street Gallery

May 22, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on First Look | Damien Hirst Presents Jeff Koons at His Newport Street Gallery

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Presented by Damien Hirst at his own Newport Street Gallery in London as a grand act of ultimate fanboy-dom,  Read More

Supreme Collabs with Conceptual Artist Urs Fischer for New Series of Skate Decks

March 21, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Supreme Collabs with Conceptual Artist Urs Fischer for New Series of Skate Decks

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James Jebbia’s little skate company has a long history of high profile art world-meets-skate world collabs under its belt with past boards designed by art world masters of the universe Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Richard Prince, and John Baldessari to name a few. Supreme‘s new deck series dropping in the US on March 24th & in Japan on March 26th, continues the tradition with graphics by Swiss deconstructivist conceptual artist & skate culture aficionado Urs Fischer, whose work often deals with the Read More

Damien Hirst Opens New Pill-Themed Pharmacy 2 Restaurant in London

February 21, 2016  |  Design  |  Comments Off on Damien Hirst Opens New Pill-Themed Pharmacy 2 Restaurant in London

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For many, Damien Hirst‘s art is the visual equivalent of Valium (or worse, Ipecac) these days, but for the faithful (and the new money art collectors who don’t yet know better), Hirst’s work can now be experienced immersively over dinner at his new restaurant, Pharmacy 2. Created in conjunction with Hirst’s celebrity chef buddy Mark Hix 13 years after his original Pharmacy restaurant closed, the new eatery is housed within the artist’s own Newport Street Gallery in  in Vauxhall, London which Hirst uses to Read More

On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

January 31, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

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Upping the opulence factor is a mighty task in gaudy Miami Beach, but perhaps no bauble better embodies excess like the gilded woolly mammoth skeleton currently residing poolside at the opulent Faena Hotel as part of its extensive artworks in Read More

FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

August 20, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

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After an extended public silence, street art king Banksy resurfaced today in the little known English seaside town of Weston-super-Mare with his very own art show theme park, the Dismaland “Bemusement Park”. Occupying the former site of the decrepit Read More

THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

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Art Basel Miami might be the art world’s collective excuse to get puking drunk, throw money at strippers, pass out in a banana hammock on the beach (and look at art) in the middle of winter, but the annual OG Art Basel in—where else—Basel, Switzerland is a Read More

OPENINGS | DAMIEN HIRST “SCHIZOPHRENO-GENESIS” AT PAUL STOPLER GALLERY, LONDON

October 13, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on OPENINGS | DAMIEN HIRST “SCHIZOPHRENO-GENESIS” AT PAUL STOPLER GALLERY, LONDON

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Say what you will about the quality (and quantity) of Damien Hirst‘s creative output, for better or worse, it never ceases to entertain. And so, with his newest exhibition of sculptural editions and prints, Lord Hirst of Bristol has produced one of the most amusing shows of his career with

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FAIR PLAY | ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2014: THE SUPERTOUCH RECAP

June 25, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FAIR PLAY | ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2014: THE SUPERTOUCH RECAP

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It might seem like there’s a major art fair every month at this point, but the original Art Basel is still the biggest and baddest. This year’s event—which transpired in its namesake Basel Switzerland last week—showed that, unlike the kitschy Art Basel Miami, Read More

ART + COMMERCE | DAMIEN HIRST’S GOLD MAMMOTH RAISES $15 MILLION FOR AIDS AT CANNES

May 23, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ART + COMMERCE | DAMIEN HIRST’S GOLD MAMMOTH RAISES $15 MILLION FOR AIDS AT CANNES

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AIDS charity amFAR‘s annual gala was held last nite in Cannes where Damien Hirst‘s gold mammoth sculpture, Gone But Not Forgotten was auctioned off to Ukrainian businessman Leonard Blavatnik to the tune of $15,000,000 USD by auctioneer hosts Read More

FAIR PLAY | THE SUPERTOUCH ART BASEL HONG KONG 2014 RECAP

May 21, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FAIR PLAY | THE SUPERTOUCH ART BASEL HONG KONG 2014 RECAP

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This year’s annual installment of Art Basel Hong Kong wrapped up last week, eating up all the spare change in Asia at the same time the Frieze fair and giant sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips looted the pockets of New York’s ruling class in a giant global art market money grab. Of course, the usual suspects were Read More