12/14/2012 07:55 am ET Updated Feb 13, 2013

World's Richest Artist Splits With World's Richest Gallery

Damien Hirst--the insanely wealthy British artist-provocateur famous for encasing a dead shark in formaldehyde--has severed ties with the well-heeled Gagosian Gallery, which represented him for the last 17 years. Hirst's abrupt and unexpected departure leaves him without gallery representation in New York City. 

Read more on The Atlantic Wire