Damien Hirst

First Kanye West now Drake? Damien Hirst plugged by A-list musicians—but the internet is rolling its eyes

The Canadian rapper Drake yesterday posted a new album cover designed by the British artist

Damien Hirst laid off 63 people last autumn while claiming £15m in government Covid-19 loans

Job cuts came after major retrospective in Beijing was cancelled due to the pandemic

Anny Shaw. with additional reporting by José da Silva

Damien Hirst's Cherry Blossom paintings to be exhibited in artist's first major Paris show

Works from the series, painted by the artist rather than assistants, go on display at the Fondation Cartier this month

Damien Hirst secures £15m in government Covid-19 loans despite owing more than £100m to his parent company in Jersey

The companies that make Hirst’s art and manage his £183m collection are owned by the offshore parent Science

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In our current dystopian art market, the pervasive and persistent Damien Hirst may well have the last laugh

The British artist has had a bumpy boom and boost history when it comes to sales, but his ubiquitous brand makes him a safer bet in uncertain times

NFT breakthrough: Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin creates 99% energy efficient blockchain—and Damien Hirst is its first artist

Hirst launches the Palm platform with a drop of 10,000 works on paper linked to NFTs that “explore the boundaries of art and currency”

Damien Hirst’s shipwreck treasure trove to go on show beside Galleria Borghese's classical works in Rome

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable divided the critics when the sprawling exhibition launched in Venice in 2017

What was the best art book you read in 2020? The Art Newspaper team reveals its favourite publications

From the catalogue for a controversial Guston show to a four-volume tome on Leonardo Da Vinci—and some lighter reads too

Damien Hirst installs giant sculpture in middle of frozen St. Moritz Lake

UK artist is showing more than 40 works in his Mental Escapology exhibition in the Alpine Swiss city

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the National Gallery's long-awaited Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition to Damien Hirst's career-spanning show at his own Newport Street Gallery

Damien Hirst to open huge exhibition of more than 50 early works at Newport Street Gallery

Pickled sharks, medicine cabinets and spot paintings from the artist's own collection will go on show—although none are for sale

Damien Hirst offers to swap any work for viral duct-tape banana—but Maurizio Cattelan says no

Curator Francesco Bonami has created his own version for the British artist as a consolation prize

Some of the best places to buy art for a good cause

During the pandemic, buying art delivers the double whammy of donating to charity and owning a work by artists including Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley and Chantal Joffe

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Master of spin? UK health secretary delivers Covid-19 'battle plan' in front of Damien Hirst's painting

The work is the only portrait of the Queen that the British artist has ever made

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Phillips’s sale reveals contemporary art's hottest stars but still misses its low estimate

Auction results this week are expected to be down by almost a quarter signalling a "low tide" in London

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Object lessons: from a medicinal Damien Hirst to a splashy David Hockney

Our pick of highlights from the next fortnight's fairs and auctions

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m

Softer YBA market faces test as collection amassed by London bond trader goes under the hammer at Phillips next month

Damien Hirst sculptures undergo restoration in Gloucestershire ahead of retrospective

Multi-million-pound works spotted outside artist's Stroud studio complex

Something in the stars? Art world goes spiritual

With artists and galleries embracing the new age, is there a commercial pull, too?

Critic's pick of Yorkshire Sculpture International

The new event posits the Northern English county as a prime arts destination

In pictures: first look at Damien Hirst's new blossom paintings

"I remember my mum painting cherry blossoms in the garden, when I was five or six—I think I ate some paint."

Exclusive video: Damien Hirst channels Jackson Pollock for latest works

We take a sneak peek inside the British artist's studio to see him creating his Blossom paintings

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Blossoming artist: Damien Hirst on returning to the studio, fluorescent florals and the 'muppets' in government

Hirst has spent the past 18 months in his London studio painting cherry blossom and now, in an exclusive interview, he explains why this new body of work is a matter of life and death

Damien Hirst scales back business activities to focus on making art

The former YBA has laid off 50 staff and bought a £40m studio in Soho, opening next year

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Rolling with the punches: how the art market bounced back

In September 2008, Damien Hirst sold £111m of art as Lehman Brothers collapsed, triggering a financial crisis. A decade on, what has changed?

Damien Hirst’s former manager Frank Dunphy to sell art collection

Sotheby’s auction includes personal works by Hirst gifted to Dunphy, or sketched on the back of restaurant menus

A Saatchi for the next generation? Damien Hirst commissions 21 works by emerging artists for new show

Artist mentored Boo Saville, Helen Beard and Sadie Laska, allowing them to create their largest pieces to date in his studios for Newport Street Gallery show

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Damien Hirst visits Peter Blake in his studio

Heni Talks: Model elephants, collage, and an argument with Joseph Beuys… Two giants of the art world meet

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Then & Now: boom, bust and rebirth of Damien Hirst

How The Art Newspaper has covered the artist's bullish decadence

First glimpse of Damien Hirst's new series of 'Bonnard-inspired' paintings

Pointillist works are due to go on show at Gagosian gallery in Los Angeles next month

Damien Hirst to spotify Houghton Hall

Colour Space will show some brand-new works by Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst gives exhibition to former spot painter Rachel Howard

Howard and John Copeland to take over Newport Street gallery in February

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable: Details emerge about Damien Hirst’s secretive Venice show

Finished just in time for the Venice Biennale, this project has been 10 years in the making

What happens when artists step into buyers' shoes: New Barbican exhibition "Magnificent Obsessions" showcases curios owned by the likes of Warhol and Hirst

Cookie jars and seven-legged lambs invite us to consider how distinctive styles emerged from the building blocks of various visual languages

Pinchuk buys panned Hirst paintings

The paintings were shown in the artist's recent White Cube exhibition

A not so golden Olympics- tourist numbers drop

London’s leading museums lose more than a million visitors during the Games, but Hirst helps Tate Modern buck the trend

Digital art available on S[edition]

Robert Norton and Harry Blain brings the art world online

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Donations to UK national museums revealed: Tate receives lion's share

Out of a total of £193m, Tate's gifts by the likes of Hockney, Hirst, Bonnard and Bacon total £147m

Do the Young British Artists remain a 'sensation'?

The debate regarding the relevancy of the Young British Artists as they enter middle age

Proposals for Hirst and Baselitz shared show at the Albertina abandoned due to artists' objections

The works will be placed in different rooms within the permanent collection after artists were unhappy with ideas for an exhibition displaying them together

News bites: the art world celebrates, commemorates, curates, complains, and ... stinks

Dr Penelope Curtis is a renowned scholar but also has a track record—as an exhibited artist

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A surprise show of strength at Frieze week post-war and contemporary auctions

Houses keep their heads above water with wider international selection

How did the financial downturn impact the market for brand-name artists like Hirst and Murakami?

Both have adopted marketing strategies more typical of luxury goods firms than artists. In 2009 we looked at their market history

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