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Damien Hirst

[British Installation Artist, born in 1965]

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Original works by Damien Hirst available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
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The Artist's Twitter Account   NEW!

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
End Game, 2000-04

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK
Damien Hirst was awarded the Turner Prize in 1995

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway

Broad Art Foundation

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
New Religion

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England
Click on the title for photographs of the sculpture Saint Bartholomew

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
To see the text in English, click on "English", then "Collection", then on the artist name

Palazzo Grassi, Venice - the François Pinault Foundation exhibition space
Where Are We Going? Where Do We Come From? Is There a Reason?

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteDamien Hirst at The Artchive

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Miscellaneous Sites:

Blind Spot Magazine

British Council Arts Group


billy childish on damien hirst


The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
All You Need is Love, 2006

"500 Words": Damien Hirst & Michael Joo provide a personal statement about their work

"The Branding of Damien Hirst"

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 58): Damien Hirst

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 109): Damien Hirst

Museo Magazine
Matter Over Mind: Damien Hirst's Methods and Theories

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"So what's new?", 2003 review by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"That joke isn't funny any more", 2005 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Damien Hirst: A painter's progress", 2009 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Damien Hirst's paintings are deadly dull", 2009 review by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Damien Hirst's darkest hour", 2006 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Hirst sells his soul, to footballers' wives and the ignorant", 2008 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Stop it, Damien Hirst, you're embarrassing yourself", 2009 article by Brian Sewell

The Village Voice
"The Emperor's New Paintings", 2005 article by Jerry Saltz

The Village Voice
"The Pursuit of Happiness", 2000 article by Jerry Saltz

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

Video selection from EGG: the arts show

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
A couple of appearances by Damien Hirst

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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On the Way to Work

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Damien Hirst: Pictures from the Saatchi Gallery: 28 Tablets


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