Phillips: Evening and Day Editions (January 2017) - Phillips
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Etchings, all images: various sizes
All sheets: 112 x 91.5 cm (44 x 36 in.) one horizontal
Painted portfolio: 117.5 x 95.5 cm (46 1/4 x 37 5/8 in.)

Including: Throw it around; Twist & …

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All etchings signed in pencil (In The Groove signed twice), the photograph signed with black ink, from the edition of 68 (there were also …

Damien Hirst first came to public attention in London in 1988 when he conceived and curated "Freeze," an exhibition in a disused warehouse that showed his work and that of his friends and fellow students at Goldsmiths College. In the nearly quarter of a century since that pivotal show (which would come to define the Young British Artists), Hirst has become one of the most influential artists of his generation. His groundbreaking works include The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (1991), a shark in formaldehyde; Mother and Child Divided (1993) a four-part sculpture of a bisected cow and calf; and For the Love of God (2007), a human skull studded with 8,601 diamonds. In addition to his installations and sculptures, Hirst’s Spot paintings and Butterfly paintings have become universally recognized.

High auction record
£9.7m, Sotheby's, 2007
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2021
Damien Hirst: Fact Paintings and Fact SculpturesGagosian
2018
Damien Hirst: Colour Space PaintingsGagosian
2015
TritticoFondazione Prada
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In a spin, the action of the world on things, Volume II, 2002

The complete set of 14 etchings in colours, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins, with the accompanying photograph of the night sky and original portfolio with a unique spin painting in household paint and screenprinted on the cover
Edition of 68 + 12AP
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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4, 5%; Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see …

Medium
Signature
All etchings signed in pencil (In The Groove signed twice), the photograph signed with black ink, from the edition of 68 (there were also …

Damien Hirst first came to public attention in London in 1988 when he conceived and curated "Freeze," an exhibition in a disused warehouse that showed his work and that of his friends and fellow students at Goldsmiths College. In the nearly quarter of a century since that pivotal show (which would come to define the Young British Artists), Hirst has become one of the most influential artists of his generation. His groundbreaking works include The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (1991), a shark in formaldehyde; Mother and Child Divided (1993) a four-part sculpture of a bisected cow and calf; and For the Love of God (2007), a human skull studded with 8,601 diamonds. In addition to his installations and sculptures, Hirst’s Spot paintings and Butterfly paintings have become universally recognized.

High auction record
£9.7m, Sotheby's, 2007
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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