Long-term friends, Rankin and artist Damien Hirst, leverage their respective creative mediums and shared dark wit in a project born out of a joint fascination with the ancient world, and an interest in contextualising it in a modern environment.Model, Dani Smith, was the inspiration in bringing their shared vision to life.The project is an exploration of imagined narratives and monsters of past civilizations, viewed through a modern lens.
RANKIN Gallery / 8070 Melrose Ave. / Los Angeles / CA 90046 / United States
Over 100 iconic prints of world-renowned music artists taken by globally celebrated photographers including Rankin, Tony McGee and Jill Furmanovsky are on sale. Available for £95 each, the sale represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of music history, with many of the prints usually unavailable to buy. 100% of proceeds go to Stagehand – the only UK charity specifically dedicated to providing hardship funding for live music crews who have fallen on tough times.
A new work from Damien Hirst has been observed at the Damien Hirst Science Studios in Dudbridge. The studio was completed in 2013
Rankin has teamed up with Royal London to encourage a conversation around death with a free digital exhibition, Lost for Words,
‘What is that really?’ is often a sensible question once you’re used to the tricky ways of artists. Four current shows are evidence.