Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst is the most prominent member of the group known as the Young British Artists (or YBAs).  Hirst dominated the art scene in Britain during the 1990's and is internationally known for his animals (often bifurcated) in formaldehyde filled vitrines.  These arresting images have made him the symbol of Britart and one of the world's most expensive living artists.

Hirst was born in 1965 in Bristol.  He grew up in Leeds before graduating with a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College in London where he was the dominant figure of a generation of British artists emanating originally from Goldsmiths ...


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17 JUNE 2009 - 08 JULY 2009

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