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Damien Hirst – New Website Launch

British artist Damien Hirst is making full use of modern technology with his brand new website. Besides the usual content relating to the artist, his website shows a live feed from his studio for our viewing pleasure. Although you may not find Hirst painting away at all … READ MORE

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Tate Modern – Damien Hirst: Retrospective Exhibition | London

Here’s Damien Hirst on the topic of the Tate Modern: “No way. Museums are for dead artists. I’d never show my work in the Tate. You’d never get me in that place.” This is the same Damien Hirst who’d asserted in 2008 that he was done with … READ MORE

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David Choe – Facebook Shares Value Around $200 Million

If you haven’t yet, mark yesterday on your calendar as the true start of social media dominance. After years of hearsay, Facebook finally filed its S1 registration with the Security & Exchange Commission (SEC).  The filling not only gets Facebook that much closer to its IPO on … READ MORE

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Damien Hirst – Spot Prints Exhibition | London

In 2008, following a two-day auction through Sotheby’s of 223 artworks by Damien Hirst (which raked in a staggering $200.7 million), the controversial artist declared that he would no longer produce his signature spot paintings. Hirst has since changed his mind (in spectacular fashion): not only is … READ MORE

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Gagosian Gallery x Damien Hirst – “Spots” Paintings To Exhibit In 11 Galleries World Wide

The title of this story should be “A Cautionary Tale of Never Say Never”. But when the central figure is artist Damien Hirst, somehow the definition of “never” is contorted. After sidelined his dealer and one of the most powerful gallerists, Larry Gagosian, when he dealt directly … READ MORE

KAWS – “KAWSBOB Enters The Strange Forest” Painting | Sold For A Record High $155,000 At Charity Auction

For a few, it was home. For many others, Japan’s odd mix of traditions and modernities served as their place of inspirations. So when pop artist Takashi Murakami started plans for his charity auction to benefit the ongoing recovery efforts from March’s devastating Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake, artists like … READ MORE

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Christie’s + Takashi Murakami – Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit Auction

Seven months have passed already since the tragic earthquake and tsunami that hit the Tohoku region of Japan on 3/11. Unfortunately, the catastrophic event have left many still homeless, all now are battling to rebuild their communities. At the same time, the region is fighting for some … READ MORE

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Garage Magazine – Covers by Damien Hirst + Hedi Slimane | Richard Prince | Nick Knight + Dinos Chapman

Garage, the new fashion magazine created by Dasha Zhukova, is already making waves, even as its debut issue has yet to hit newsstands. It is the first issue, in fact, that has people talking. More specifically, it’s the three different covers, the most provocative of which sports … READ MORE

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Red Hot Chili Peppers – “I’m With You” Cover Art | By Damien Hirst

Fans of funk-rock pioneers the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who have waited years for the band to get together to record new music, are about to be rewarded for their patience. Following relentless touring in support of the band’s 2006 release Stadium Arcadium, the members of the … READ MORE

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Damien Hirst x Supreme – Limited Edition Skate Decks | Available Again

Damien Hirst is certainly not a poster boy for the term “starving artist”. His controversial artworks, which already netted him millions, complement with his business acumen have enriched the artist an estimated net worth of $388 million. And that was during an art market low back in … READ MORE

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Freshness Week in Review: 1/16/2011 1/22/2011

It’s pretty obvious what the overall theme was this week: shows – both runway and buyer’s events. From Pitti Uomo in Florence, to Paris Fashion Week, to Bread and Butter in Berlin, and Agenda and (capsule), in our own New York City, which had artistic direction by … READ MORE