Hirst's <i>Sensation</i>, 2003, an oversized anatomical model, will go on show in east London at the end of summer © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2014 News

Former YBAs and conceptual artists take part in London sculpture trail

Works by Damien Hirst, Gary Hume and Martin Creed will be installed along The Line (Hirst's Sensation, 2003, an oversized anatomical model, will go on show in east London at the end of summer © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2014) Published online: 11 July 2014
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