Damien Hirst

Australia Today

Police Aren’t Happy About the Amount of People Visiting the Abandoned Shark

Urban explorers are flocking to an abandoned wildlife park to see a dead great white shark in a tank... which is trespassing.
Gavin Butler
2.18.19
Features

This Abandoned Melbourne Wildlife Park Features a Decaying Shark

The great white sits in a tank of formaldehyde like a discount Damien Hirst.
Don Kransky
2.11.19
Australia Today

Damien Hirst's New Paintings Look a Lot Like Aboriginal Desert Art

Artists from Utopia claim his new series bares striking similarities to the work of Emily Kame Kngwarreye.
Katherine Gillespie
3.29.18
underwater sculpture

Did Damien Hirst Copy This Artist’s Underwater Sculptures?

Jason deCaires Taylor, a neighboring exhibitor at the 57th Venice Biennale, has been making sunken statues since 2006.
Beckett Mufson
5.17.17
Real Estate

This New $100M Mansion Comes with Damien Hirsts—and a Super Porn-y Promo Video

Billed as Beverly Hills' most expensive property, promotional visuals for a house called "OPUS" feature two Hirst paintings, a car museum, and a flock of gilded models.
Beckett Mufson
5.5.17
last week in art

'Graffiti Mecca' 5Pointz to Finally Get Its Day in Court

Also in art news: a pink diamond sold for $79.5 million, and an Israeli archeologist found a 3,500-year-old pinky finger.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.11.17
Art

Morbid Anatomy Museum Unearths Some of Damien Hirst’s Favorite Taxidermy

Joyful photos of kittens at a wedding, except they're dead.
Andrew Salomone
10.27.16
Art

Giant Human Heads Invade Famous Galleries

These faces dwarf the works of Damien Hirst, Peter Paul Reubens, and Roy Liechtenstein.
Beckett Mufson
6.1.16
Art

Fake Art Heists and Big Ceramic Dicks: Last Week in Art

Also, Banksy is getting his largest-ever exhibition in Rome, and the CIA and Steve Martin have great art collections.
Sami Emory
5.24.16
Art

When Sculptures Kill...

From installation accidents, to sculptures used as murder weapons, here's a brief history of killer art.
Alyssa Buffenstein
5.5.16
Art

Prince: Tears and Tributes | Last Week in Art

R.I.P. Prince. Also, da Vinci's living relatives found and a fully functional solid gold toilet is coming to a museum near you.
Sami Emory
4.26.16
Art

Liquid Meth Found in Bras & Art Supplies: Last Week in Art

Shia LaBeouf slapped a student, and everybody hates The Met's new logo.
Sami Emory
2.23.16
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