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OTHER CRITERIA - Artist Object
  • Composition: Resin
  • Dimensions: Depth: 5.46 inches Height: 12.87 inches Width: 7.22 inches
  • Product code:58010132QU

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About the work
Anatomy of an Angel, 2012 by Damien Hirst. White resin sculpture. 50-piece edition. Artist's signature, title and edition number engraved on the reverse. Miniature reproduction of his original classically posed sculpture in Carrara marble, showing the anatomical structure beneath the skin and revealing she is human after all.
About the artist
Damien Hirst was born in Bristol in 1965. He first came to public attention in 1988 when he conceived and curated ‘Freeze’, an exhibition of his own work and that of his contemporaries at Goldsmiths college, staged in a disused London warehouse. Since this time Hirst has become widely recognised as one of the most influential artists of his generation. Through a varied practice of installation, sculpture, painting and drawing Hirst has sought to explore the complex relationship between art, life and death. Alongside over 80 solo exhibitions he has worked on numerous curatorial projects. In 2008, Hirst took the unprecedented step of bypassing gallery involvement in selling 244 new works at a Sotheby’s, London auction entitled ‘Beautiful Inside My Head Forever’. Hirst was awarded the Turner Prize in 1995 and his contribution to British art over the last two and a half decades has been acknowledged in a major solo retrospective currently being exhibited at Tate Modern, London. He lives in Devon and has studios in Gloucester and London. For more information on the artist, please visit damienhirst.com. Text © Damien Hirst & Science Ltd., All rights reserved, 2012