27 July 2015

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Damien Hirst: The First Art On Another Planet

In light of the recent and stunning images of Pluto taken by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager from a distance of 280,000 miles, we are reminded that the galaxy is a visually stunning place, but also a place where – in fact – art already exists, not only on our planet – but now […]

16 January 2015

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Damien Hirst: First Art On Another Planet – British Probe Found

Art history and science history combined today to create a genuine piece of human history. A spot painting created by ‘Young British Artist’ and one-time Enfant Terrible Damien Hirst made it into space in 2003 – a colour calibration chart destined for a scientific experiment – was a commissioned design, aboard the first British Mars […]