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Damien Hirst spreads hope with Butterfly Rainbow to show solidarity with NHS

In the UK, rainbows have been popping up in windows and storefronts, from hand drawn creations to elaborate designs, as a reminder to stay positive during the pandemic as to show solidarity with the NHS and its workers. British artist Damien Hirst, best known for bold polka dots artworks and formaldehyde-soaked animal installations, has joined […]

Fertitta brothers pull plug on Vegas nightclub boasting works by Damien Hirst

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas…but that won’t be the case for the nightclub boasting millions worth of works by English artist Damien Hirst. Having only opened about eight months ago, KAOS, the Palms hotel and casino’s nightclub, abruptly closed last week sacrificing around $28 million in closing costs and cancelled events. It seems, […]

The collection of singer George Michael to be auctioned at Christie’s

On March 1st, Christie’s will be featuring the collection of singer/songwriter George Michael (1963-2016) at their London location. Boasting over 200 artworks, the London auction and online portion of the sale will showcase how Michael weaved together a unique blend of artists, including a number of works by YBA (Young British Artists). The proceeds from […]

George Michael’s private art collection is going up for auction

Since George Michael’s death in 2016, his strong legacy has long been associated with his groundbreaking musical career. While this will certainly continue to be the case, his legacy in the arts will take equal importance in the next few weeks as his vast art collection is going up for auction in London with Christie’s. […]

Huge Damien Hirst bought by Las Vegas’ Palms Casino

The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas recently announced they’ll be adding a sculpture to a new pool that is under construction as part of the casino’s ongoing overhaul. We’re not talking playful dolphin fountains, though, we’re talking a 60-foot tall headless demon covered in barnacles and holding…a bowl. The massive sculpture, unsurprisingly titled Demon […]

‘The Miraculous Journey’: Qatar’s controversial Damien Hirst installation makes its second debut

14 large-scale bronze sculptures make up The Miraculous Journey (2005-2013) by Damien Hirst. The installation, standing just outside a Qatar hospital, has recently been unveiled – again. Each of the sculptures depict different stages of pregnancy from conception to birth including an egg fertilized by sperm, a twin pregnancy, and a breech birth. Collectively, the […]