The enfant terrible of art, Damien Hirst first came to attention in the 1980s and has gone on to become one of the most influential artists of his generation. This exciting exhibition will bring together key works from his first twenty years, including many of his iconic sculptures, medicine cabinets and spot and spin paintings.
The two-part installation "In and Out of Love", not shown in its entirety for more than two decades, will be amongst the highlights.
Tate Modern is the most visited art gallery in London and houses a huge collection of international modern and contemporary art from the 19th-century onwards. You can find works by Monet, Dalí, Cézanne, Pollock, Rothko, Matisse, Pollock, Picasso and Warhol.
AliBell – “I have to say I think Damien Hirst is the biggest fraud in the artworld today. his work doesnt sell for millions because it's any good. it just sells because it has name attached to it. But he just seems to go through the moti… more”
Guest – “Damien Hirst is what I call a "celebrity artist", who can sell pictures on the strength of his name alone.
But that is no different to another other famous artist. Vincent Van Gogh couldn't sell anything during his l… more”
Guest – “If you like Damien Hirst then you will probably go wild over this, as all of his famous pieces seem to be there,. I am not an expert on Hirst, but even i have heard of his spot paintings and pickled animals. I do not really se… more”
If you like this, here are some more art exhibitions at Tate Modern…
Roy Lichtenstein exhibition, at Tate Modern – 21st February to 27th May 2013 The new exhibition at Tate Modern is the first big retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein for more than twenty years, bringing together 125 of his most definitive paintings and sculptures. Best-known for his comic strip-style and advertising imagery, the exhibition will showcase key paintings such as “Look Mickey 1961″ and his monumental “Artist’s Studio” series.
Ellen Gallagher exhibition, at Tate Modern – 1st May to 1st September 2013 The Tate Modern’s new exhibition will focus on the acclaimed North American artist, Ellen Gallagher, who is best-known for her exploration of race and cultural identity. The exhibition will consist of 60 prints in a variety of different media.
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