Tag Archives: Damien Hirst


Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More


News
COURTESY THE HITS

Morning Links: Sunburn Art Edition

The Delaware Art Museum has sold Andrew Wyeth’s Arthur Cleveland and Winslow Homer’s Milking Time in an effort to replace funds lost to construction debt. [USA Today]MoMA has hired Yasmil Raymond, a Dia Art Foundation curator since 2009, to serve as associate … Read More


News
Damien Hirst. Not pictured: Damien Hirst's foreskin. (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

You Can’t Unread This Anecdote About Damien Hirst’s Foreskin

Here’s a thing that just happened. From the first paragraph of The Guardian’s profile of Damien Hirst, published today: During the period he refers to as his “glory years”, Damien Hirst had a favourite gag. He would pull his foreskin through … Read More


Artists
PETER HUYS/FLICKR

Damien Hirst on His Love for Snooker

In this week’s issue of The New Yorker, Sam Knight profiles the great, and fairly unstable, British snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan. It’s a great read, not least because Damien Hirst, who is a snooker aficionado, makes a guest appearance to talk … Read More


News
Norman Rockwell's Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love).


COURTESY NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM COLLECTION, SEPS: CURTIS PUBLISHING, INDIANAPOLIS, IND.

Morning Links: Norman Rockwell Edition

Scott Reyburn on the “bubble that never really bursts.” [The New York Times]The Pompidou in Paris will open pop-up locations across France. [The Art Newspaper]“One of the most unusual auctions of a single collection ever to take place, with lots … Read More


News
Farocki.ROPAC GALLERY

Morning Links: Harun Farocki Edition

Film and video artist Harun Farocki has died at the age of 70. [Artnet]Artist Devin Leonardi has died at 33. [Artforum]The benefactors of Lucien Freud’s $161 million fortune—presumably his many, many children—will remain secret. [The Daily Telegraph via Artnet]Jori Finkel … Read More


Trends
09_13_STUDIO_FEAT

Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More


Trends
For Mother of Pearl’s autumn/winter collection, the fashion label worked with artist Fred Tomaselli to reinterpret his collages as dresses, sweaters, pants, and sneakers.

Remixing It Up

Dress Up in Your Favorite Fred Tomaselli Read More


Features
Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy exemplify comic grossness in their multimedia piece Caribbean Pirates, 2005.

When Bad Is Good

Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about? Read More


ARTnewsletter ARTnewsletter Archive Market
Jussi Pylkkänen, president of Christie's Europe is concerned about the impact of the resale royalty on the London art market

‘Droit de Suite’ Debate Heats Up

Experts say expanded law will harm U.K. market Read More


ARTnewsletter ARTnewsletter Archive Market
yoyo

London Contemporary Sales Surge Again

Who bought what at the recent auctions Read More


News
article-2742

Popular Mechanics

A new exhibition at Tate Modern shows how artists turned themselves into Pop stars. Read More


Features The 200 Top Collectors
cover-0709

The 2009 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Our 2009 list of the world’s top collectors Read More


Features
article-2715

‘A Different Ball Game’

The top ten collectors on our list. Read More