Damien Hirst

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Damien “World’s Richest Living Artist” Hirst is expanding his historic home facing London’s tony Regent’s Park, though you won’t notice much of a change at street level.

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Galleries

Paintings That Trick the Eye

by Will Heinrich on November 30, 2015

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Ryan Mrozowski has double vision.

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This Thanksgiving, up your plating game and with some artist-inspired dishes courtesy of San Francisco-based artist Hannah Rothstein.

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Twitch, the live streaming website that lets millions of viewers follow along as users play their favorite video games — complete with live commentary — has expanded into art.

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LONDON — For the fifth edition of the Sculpture in the City public art exhibition, towering names in contemporary art like Ai Weiwei, Damien Hirst, and Kris Martin have sculptures alongside the financial district’s skyscrapers.

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Street

Slouching Towards Banksy’s Dismaland

by RJ Rushmore on September 25, 2015

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WESTON-SUPER-MARE, UK — Someone really should have sent a disgruntled teenager to review Dismaland, the latest Banksy extravaganza: part amusement park, part art exhibition tucked away in an abandoned former resort complex at the British seaside town of Weston-super-Mare.

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Post image for We Painted Famous Artworks with Donald Trump’s Face

Donald Trump came under fire again this week after making some pretty outrageous statements about GOP presidential rival Carly Fiorina’s face, so it’s especially timely that someone on the internet gifted us with “Paint with Donald Trump,” a website that lets you paint with eight of Trump’s most ridiculous expressions.

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Essays

When We Fall Out of Love with Artists

by Seph Rodney on September 10, 2015

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What does it say about the character of art audiences when artists who had previously been adored fall out of fashion and have scorn piled on them?

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In Brief

Wanna Work for Damien Hirst?

by Benjamin Sutton on March 11, 2015

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Are you a photorealist painter? Are you looking for a full-time job? Are you based in (or willing to move to) London or Devon?

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Post image for Luc Tuymans Case Illustrates the Failure of Europe’s Copyright Laws

LONDON — Belgian artist Luc Tuymans, known for his paintings that rework existing photographic source material, has been found guilty of plagiarism in a European court for using a copyrighted photograph as the inspiration for an artwork.

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