The Turner Prize-winning British artist Damien Hirst has collaborated with Snapchat on a new augmented reality experience that allows users to create their own versions of the artist’s celebrated Spin paintings using the Snapchat camera.
The Brooklyn-based Art Collective MSCHF has purchased a £25k Damien Hirst spot print and cut out the dots.
The Turner Prize-winning British artist Damien Hirst has created a new rainbow work to show support for the National Health Service (NHS) in the current Coronavirus crisis.
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has briefed the nation on COVID19 in front of a painting by YBA artist Damien Hirst. The painting chosen from the Government Art Collection is in-situ in the cabinet minister’s office.
22 September 2019
Damien Hirst’s show Mandalas, at White Cube Mason’s Yard, has already attracted indignant commentary in The Times. Rachel Campbell-Johnson’s review
4 July 2019
Summer has finally arrived in the UK so if you’re planning on heading out of London, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. Don’t miss the Keith Haring extravaganza at Tate Liverpool; major sculpture exhibitions at Yorkshire Sculpture Park including David Smith and Damien Hirst as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International; seaside photography at Turner Contemporary and painting shows galore from early 20th century masters such as Vuillard to contemporary giants Bridget Riley and Paula Rego and historical exhibitions such as Last Supper in Pompeii at the Ashmolean.
23 September 2018
Sotheby’s, London, have sold the collection of Damien Hirst’s business manager, mentor and ‘partner in crime’, Frank Dunphy for a total of £10,088,125 million
16 August 2018
Berlin-based artist Martin Eder (b.1968, Augsburg), will feature major new paintings alongside work spanning over a decade of Eder’s career this Autumn at the Newport Street Gallery.
24 May 2018
High value bluechip contemporary art displayed at alternative venues is usually something that excites us here at Artlyst; however,
Last week I was a guest at the magnificent Houghton Hall, one of the most impressive Palladian houses in Britain.
22 March 2018
Damien Hirst will be the next artist to take over Houghton Hall for their summer exhibition.
14 February 2018
Damien Hirst the Turner Prize-winning former YBA has unveiled a sample of his evolving painting style, and it’s not Bacon inspired like his skull series nor is it exotic like his ‘Parrot’ paintings. The new works hark back to his original ‘Spot’ canvases painted in the 1980s.
8 January 2018
Damien Hirst’s has released a mocumentary film on Netflix following the storyline of his Disney-like exhibition
6 October 2017
Just occasionally, an exhibition manages to take me unawares. This was very much the case with Dan Colen’s new show at Damien Hirst’s splendid Newport Street Gallery. It does help that this is one of the very best spaces for showing art in London. Colen first emerged onto the New York art scene in the […]
21 June 2017
Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s annual public art programme set amongst some of London’s most iconic architectural landmarks, launches on 27 June including works by Paul McCarthy,Martin Creed and Ryan Gander.
A – lister actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman and Will Smith turned out for the amfAR AIDS benefit that is the social highlight of the Cannes film festival. The event held annually at the Eden Roc Hotel, Cap d’Antibes on the French Riviera saw celebrities and benefactors paying up to $500,000 for a table. But where was the Contemporary art on the auction block?
5 May 2017
One has been waiting for some time for Damien Hirst to exhibit an artist in some fashion at least resembling himself.
7 April 2017
Damien Hirst’s latest exhibition which opens to the public on April 9th, 2017, titled “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable,” focuses on a fictitious ship wreck which happened some 2,000 years ago off the coast of East Africa.
15 March 2017
Damien Hirst’s exhibition in Venice which open to the public on April 9 has been targeted by animal rights activists who dumped bags of dung outside the palazzo where the YBA is planning to return following a quiet period.
28 February 2017
The Newport Street Gallery has announced their next solo exhibition which follows Gavin Turk’s successful exhibition at Damien Hirst’s private Art Gallery. Ashley Bickerton an American artist (b.1959), will display work spanning more than three decades of his career and features almost 50 works, including both new and previously unexhibited pieces.
Damien Hirst will unveil an unprecedented project with the Pinault Collection at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
9 October 2016
The Gallery remodelled from three listed Victorian industrial buildings and the building of two new ones in Vauxhall was shortlisted in the Spring and has now taken the top prize. Architects Caruso St John was also shortlisted in 2000 and 2006. The Building’s floors are connected by spiral staircases with walls made of white brick. Jane Duncan, […]
Damien Hirst first saw Gavin Turk’s work at his Royal College degree show in 1991 and began acquiring pieces in 1998. This latest show for the gallery, which follows Jeff Koons successful exhibition spans almost three decades, ‘Who What When Where How and Why’ will showcase works from throughout the artist’s career, many exhibited together for the first time. […]
A series of 13 monumental prints by the YBA artist Damien Hirst, entitled The Last Supper (1990) has been put on exhibit, at the Corcoran Gallery, part of the National Gallery in Washington. They were purchased in 2015 and have never been displayed as a complete set. Hirst is among the most prominent of the Young British Artists who revitalised the […]
Back in April 2016 we reported that Damien Hirst’s 2012 Tate gallery retrospective may have leaked dangerous fumes from the various tanks exhibited, which could have caused a health hazard. A research paper from the Royal Society of Chemistry journal detailed the display and reportedly found that the preserved artworks “Away From The Flock” and “Mother And Child […]
The six shortlisted entries for the prestigious 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building has been announced. The buildings will now go head-to-head for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on Thursday 6 October 2016. Now in its 21st year, the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize is […]
The Artlyst lystical of creative people who dropped out at uni includes some predictable names: John Lennon, Orson Welles, good old Pablo Picasso. What do these names (Yoko Ono aside) have in common? They are prodigious geniuses who excelled beyond all expectations in their fields, notably going out on a limb and pushing boundaries (god I […]
Oh no, not another bloody Listicle! When I first got into writing drivel for advertising, using a numbered list format was frowned upon. Punchy headlines and compelling stories were acceptable. Lists were the province of headache pills and other boring products that no self-respecting copywriter touched, particularly if his or her novel of the century was tucked away in […]
The loads of people who know me as a boring old traditionalist (Turner Prize?! Yah boo hiss!) are always surprised when I say I actually love Jeff Koons. I really do, and enjoyed his new show, cleverly titled Now! at Damien Hirst’s gorgeously lovely wonderful awesome Newport Street Gallery. The reason being is that he […]
20 May 2016
The Jeff Koons exhibition, entitled with the single word ‘NOW’, is the latest exhibition to be presented in Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, a series of beautiful spaces designed by architects Caruso St John. There is, in fact no nicer space for showing contemporary art now available in London. It knocks spots off (no pun intended) […]