global: damien hirst

hyped to the max yet continuously making his mark on the contemporary arts scene. we're talking british artist damien hirst who'll be having a simultaneous showcase at gagosian gallery's eleven locations in los angeles, new york, london, paris, geneva, rome, athens and hong kong. dubbed damien hirst - the complete spot paintings 1986-2011, the exhibitions open thu - jan 12 and collectively feature more than 300 paintings, from the first spot on board that the artist created back in 1986, to the most recent one he completed in 2011. interestingly, the majority of works on display can rarely be seen by the public as they are owned by 150 private individuals and public institutions from 20 countries. a fully illustrated, comprehensive and definitive catalogue of all spot paintings ever made by hirst from 1986 to the present is released. 

los angeles location: 456 north camden drive [beverly hills]. new york location [1]: 980 madison avenue [upper east north]. new york location [2]: 555 west 24th street [chelsea]. new york location [3]: 522 west 21st street [chelsea]. london location [1]: 17-19 davies street [mayfair]. london location [2]: 6-24 britannia street [st. pancras]. paris location: 4 rue de ponthieu [champs-élysées]. geneva location: 19 place de longemalle [cité]. rome location: via crispi 16 [centro]. athens location: 3 odos merlin [kolonaki]. hong kong location: 12 pedder street, 7th floor [central].

© damien hirst + science ltd. / gagosian gallery / damien hirst - methoxyverapamil [1991]