News about Damien Hirst
LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. – On Saturday, March 4, beginning at noon Eastern time, Palm Beach Modern Auctions will open its winter premier sale with a 194-lot single owner collection of works by famed 20th- and 21st-century artists. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
News and updates from around the arts and auction community: George Sosnak spent decades as a baseball umpire. But in 1956 his talent as an amateur painter launched a second career, creating baseball-theme art on what else? Baseballs! A summer exhibition of Sosnak’s uniquely American folk art will open at the Chrysler Museum of […]
CANNES, France (AP) – Famed British artist Damien Hirst has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at the annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala this week. Titled “Gone but not Forgotten,” the three-meter mammal joins Hirst’s famous shark in formaldehyde and bisected cow in his “Natural […]
NEW YORK (AFP) – A Florida pastor was convicted in New York on Tuesday of trying to sell five forged works of millionaire British artist Damien Hirst to an undercover detective for $185,000. Kevin Sutherland, 46, was convicted by a jury in the State Supreme Court of attempted grand larceny in the second degree and […]