damien hirst (29 articles)

damien hirst is a british artist whose work in installation, sculpture, painting and drawing explores the complex relationship between art, life and death. hirst's most famous series include 'natural history' - a 'zoo of dead animals' preserved in minimalist steel and glass tanks filled with formaldehyde solution - and 'spot paintings' on canvas. in 2015, hirst opened the newport street gallery in london as a platform to share his diverse art collection with a wider audience.