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Damien Hirst Spot Paintings

Painting by Proxy

David Galenson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

The story of art in the past century is in large part one of young iconoclastic innovators breaking every significant rule, tradition, or convention that they could identify.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Damien Hirst's Spot Paintings

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Art critics, in one sense, play a role in the art world not unlike the role played by transistors in the electronic world. Transistors amplify signals. Critics are kind of like this, as viewed from the perspective of broke-ass artists.

When Fame Replaces Art

John Seed | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Last week, when a painting student dropped by my office with a newspaper clipping of one of Damien's Hirst's spot paintings I hit a patch of real despair. In an art world where a figure like Hirst can rise to the top, who needs painting classes?

Damien Hirst's Global Gallery Takeover

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

For Damien Hirst, appearing in every social reel, being at the center of every debate and generally rolling off of the tongue of every art enthusiast ...