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Art Industry News: ‘The Guardian’ Says Damien Hirst’s NFTs Might Make Him the New Duchamp + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, October 17. NEED-TO-READ Climate Protesters Deny Damaging Van Gogh Frame – Just Stop Oil protesters who threw a can of tomato soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers at the National Gallery in London denied charges ...

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Creation, destruction, sensation: Damien Hirst’s burning desire to destroy art worth £10m | Damien Hirst

Take two cultural phenomena, both designed to confound us, which are now each worth lots of money: the art of Damien Hirst and the equally infamous non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Between them they have already perplexed many art fans. This month brings them both together in a dramatic event to be staged during Frieze London, a moment when the international art world turns its ...

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Damien Hirst – The Currency: Is setting fire to millions of pounds worth of art a good idea? | Ents & Arts News

When he's not preserving dead animals in formaldehyde or encrusting skulls with diamonds, Damien Hirst is known for his spots.On the surface, they appear to be a more innocent affair, clusters of rainbow blobs that simply make the beholder feel happy, rather than provoking the outrage that a pickled shark or sliced-down-the middle cow and her calf might, say, or a photograph of the ...

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Art Industry News: Damien Hirst Throws His ‘100 Percent Support’ Behind NFTs With Plans to Burn Even More of His Art + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, August 5. NEED TO READ Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson to Curate a Show of John Waters’s Collection – Artists Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson selected 90 works from the collection that filmmaker John ...

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Damien Hirst’s ‘The Currency’ Was a Referendum on NFTs Vs. Traditional Art. The Result? A Resounding Preference for Traditional Art

The results are in. One year ago, Damien Hirst announced a brazen plan to “challenge the concept of value through money and art,” forcing buyers of his NFT project “The Currency” to decide between owning the physical artwork or the digital token connected to it. Now, Hirst has announced the final tally on his Twitter account. So, are NFTs the future? Not according to ...

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