Damien Hirst

The art world, and particularly how we foster and develop it in Britain, is in a period of crisis. And if you haven't noticed that, then it's a worrying testament to the way we debate and celebrate the creative processes in this country.
Damien Hirst's controversial statue of a naked, pregnant woman wielding a sword has taken her place on a Devon seafront. The
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Damien Hirst's plan to decorate a small seaside town with a 65ft-high statue of a naked pregnant woman has gone one step
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I thought I knew Damien Hirst. The one who puts dead animals in formaldehyde. Made a skull of diamonds. Did some things with coloured dots. Made me think: "Modern art? Rubbish. Anyone could do that." Well, turns out I was wrong. The current Tate Modern retrospective has changed my mind - and made me something of a fan in the process.
A 66ft (20m) statue of a pregnant woman by the artist Damien Hirst could become a new landmark in a historic seaside town
Artist Damien Hirst and his longterm live-in partner have separated after she left him for a former mercenary. Hirst and
When Damien Hirst unleashed his diamond-encrusted skull onto an unsuspecting public in 2007, most of us gasped in horror