model of Damien Hirst by The Little Artists, just one sign that Lego is cool again, and not just for kids. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA
I’ve always found it hard to visualise numbers – and so it is with Damien Hirst’s The Currency. What does it really mean when Hirst says he’s going to burn 4,851 works? What do 10,000 works look like?
Without Grenville Davey there would have been no YBAs. Grenville was the first artist to truly inspire my generation … his cool surreal circles directly led to me making my spot paintings.”
An exhibition of paintings by Damien Hirst from his first NFT collection, The Currency, will open at Newport Street Gallery next week in London on Friday 23rd September
In 2020, MSCHF cut out 88 spots from a Damien Hirst print and sold them for US$480 dollars each. The […]