Damien Hirst

ALBUM COVERS – VINYL REVIVAL at Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen (2012-13)

artdesigncafé - design
ADC staff - 08 Nov 12

...Damien Hirst and design firms such as Hipgnosis, Stylorouge and Me Company. In addition, the exhibition has a special section devoted to Danish cover design represented by Peder Bundgaard, Peter Ravn, Hvass&Hannibal and others. With an emphasis on the main developments and trends in the...

ART and PRESS at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin vs. Galvanize & Anonymous (2012)

Art Design Publicity magazine
Kim Min Su - 21 Mar 12

...Damien Hirst, William Kentridge, Anselm Kiefer and Gerhard Richter. Similarly, artists such as Christian Boltanski, Marlene Dumas, Olaf Metzel, Farhad Moshiri, Elisabetta Benassi, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Erwin Wurm have also addressed this issue. An historical section, presented in digital form,...

Art and publicity book proposal (c. 2008) rejected by top London art book publisher

Art Design Publicity magazine
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 22 Dec 11

...Damien Hirst’s shark and flies— and Tracey Emin’s tent, and equally fascinated with the TV cameras and the journalists. Since then, he’s been hooked on art publicity and media coverage, whether the focus be on Spencer Tunick’s nude installations featured on BBC World or the breakthrough show of an...

Cartrain: Damien Hirst (or rather who the fook) stole my Christmas skull (?) (2011)

Art Design Publicity magazine
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 11 Feb 11

Cartrain: Damien Hirst (or rather who the fook) stole my Christmas skull (?) (2011) Two years ago, Cartrain hit the headlines after appropriating Hirst’s diamond skull and an aggressive legal campaign against the teenage artist ensued. But now who’s appropriating who? And what is it like to be...

Damien Hirst at Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong (2011)

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ADC staff - 16 Jan 11

Damien Hirst at Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong (2011) Damien Hirst: Forgotten Promises Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong 18 January - 19 March 2011 Press release text by Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong “Diamonds are about perfection and clarity and wealth and sex and death and immortality. They are a...

Modern British sculpture at Royal Academy of Arts, London (2011)

artdesigncafé - art
ADC staff - 12 Jan 11

...Damien Hirst Let’s Eat Outdoors Today. Through these and other works, the exhibition will examine British sculpture’s dialogue within a broader international context, highlighting the ways in which Britain’s links with its Empire, continental Europe and the United States have helped shape an art...

Damien Hirst’s diamond skull sale publicity vs. Neuron Factory / Invisible Generation (2010)

Art Design Publicity magazine
ADC staff, R.J. Preece (ADP) - 20 Jul 10

Damien Hirst’s diamond skull sale publicity vs. Neuron Factory / Invisible Generation (2010) Boo-hoo. While arts funding was disappearing in 2010, so did funding for a presentation by Art Design Publicity magazine for a ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie museum presentation aiming to...

Media request, White Cube archive (2010)

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Kim Min Su, R.J. Preece (ADP) - 26 May 10

Media request, White Cube archive (2010) Will the ADP editor ever get back into the archive, today’s equivalent of the Sistine Chapel, for him at least... Opening the editorial curtains at Art Design Publicity... RE: Media request, White Cube archive Dear [White Cube representative],...

Damien Hirst et al. diamond skull publicity ft. Bloomberg News (2007)

Art Design Publicity magazine
Roisin Byrne, the theft artist, M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist, Yukiko Fujita, D.M. Gray, Kim Min Su, R.J. Preece (ADP), Rogue Dubai PR guy, L.A. Roka, Secret advisor hiding behind sofa, Sarah J. Thornton - 08 May 10

Damien Hirst et al. diamond skull publicity ft. Bloomberg News (2007) We prefer the position that the freaky diamond skull was not sold, that the mass & social media channels were "appropriated"—and that the journos, bloggers, the twitterati, etc. and recipients of the message were activated...

Tracey Emin art & media across the UK (Mindf*** Mix) (automated music) (2010)

Art Design Publicity magazine
Marcus Bering, Kim Min Su, Stephen Mallinder - 30 Jan 10

...Damien Hirst— who has a very conservative estimate of 37,500 cuttings? Yes, when combined and multiplied by the readership, this total number could have resulted in over a billion "page views". But how many millions of readers—and how many billion page views—is a question we leave for future...

Communicating eco-art 2010: The race is on!

Art Design Publicity magazine
R.J. Preece (ADP), L.A. Roka - 27 Jan 10

Communicating eco-art 2010: The race is on! When was the last time you saw an artist being interviewed on CNN—for thirty minutes? Before Maya Lin was interviewed by Christiane Amanpour last December talking about her What is missing? project, we couldn’t recall recent similar experiences that...

Medicine and Art at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2009-10)

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ADC staff - 21 Nov 09

...Damien Hirst Mori Art Museum, Tokyo 28 November 2009 - 28 February 2010 Press release text by Mori Art Museum Since time immemorial, people have sought to understand the mechanisms of the human body. On the basis of their discoveries in medicine and science, people have attempted to...

Phillips de Pury & Company music & art auction (2009)

artdesigncafé - art
ADC staff - 05 Nov 09

...Damien Hirst doing all the fabulous artwork for the last two releases of The Hours, there has been an inextricably close link between art and music”. Top lots include two works by Damien Hirst, Beautiful Psychedelic Rays of Dancing Love Hours Spin Painting, 2008, estimate at £200,000 – 300,000;...

Pop Life at Tate Modern, London (2009)

Art Design Publicity magazine
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 08 Oct 09

...Damien Hirst, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami and Richard Prince. Pop Life: Art in a Material World argues that Warhol’s most radical lesson is reflected in the work of artists of subsequent generations who, rather than simply representing or commenting upon our mass media...

Slammin with Jeff Koons & Damien Hirst (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 01 Oct 09

Slammin with Jeff Koons & Damien Hirst (2009) Dear Jeff and Damien: our stiletto-wearing legal correspondent, M. Contraband, Esq., is watching your moves in the mosh pit... Slammin with Jeff Koons & Damien Hirst PUNK is about shock and irony and anarchy, and generally treading hard on...

Pop Life at Tate Modern, London (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
ADC staff - 27 Sep 09

...Damien Hirst, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami and Richard Prince. Pop Life: Art in a Material World argues that Warhol’s most radical lesson is reflected in the work of artists of subsequent generations who, rather than simply representing or commenting upon our mass media...

White Cube’s PR guru: Now it’s Honey Luard’s turn (interview) - 2002 (2009)

Art Design Publicity magazine
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 31 Jul 09

...Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, or Marc Quinn knows her. In charge of press relations at London’s towering White Cube gallery, Honey Luard can grant you access inside the magic kingdom’s Young British Artists, or seal the door shut. After receiving a BA from the University of Manchester and an MA...

The lawyer/critic: When appropriation becomes copyright infringement (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
R.J. Preece - 08 Jun 09

The lawyer/critic: When appropriation becomes copyright infringement (2009) What started out as a general interview of a copyright lawyer to advise artists, quickly turned into a unique, specific compare / contrast— with examples of works by Damien Hirst, John LeKay, Cartrain and Vincent van...

Cartrain & Damien Hirst: Appropriation vs copyright infringement (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 08 Jun 09

Cartrain & Damien Hirst: Appropriation vs copyright infringement (2009) Cartrain and Damien Hirst R.J. Preece: Please take a look at two photos of artworks in the Daily Mail. One photograph, above, is of Damien Hirst’s diamond-encrusted skull; the other is of a collage by a 16-year-old...

Damien Hirst & John LeKay: Appropriation vs copyright infringement (2009)

Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
R.J. Preece (ADP) - 08 Jun 09

Damien Hirst & John LeKay: Appropriation vs copyright infringement (2009) Damien Hirst and John LeKay R.J. Preece: Now take a look at Hymn (1999) below by Damien Hirst. In Julian Stallabrass’s book, High Art Lite (1999/2006), Stallabrass writes, “Hymn, a 20-foot-high scaled-up version of a...

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