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Mary-kate And Ashley Olsen's 55k Bag

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have designed a $55,000 handbag.The designer siblings teamed up with renowned artist Damien Hirst to create the limited-edition backpack for their upmarket fashion line The Row, which has been dubbed ''wearable...

7th December 2012

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British artist Damien Hirst will design the trophy for next year's (12) Brit Awards. He follows in the footsteps of Dame Vivienne Westwood and Sir Peter Blake, who have both previously fashioned the statuettes.

29th November 2012

James Corden To Return As Brit Awards Host; Damien Hirst To Design Statuette

James Corden’s stuttering performance under pressure at last year’s BRIT Awards ultimately hasn’t ruined his chances of being asked back, with the event confirming that the actor and comedian will be returning to host the...

By Contributor | 29th November 2012

James Corden To Host Brits Again

James Corden will host the BRIT Awards in 2013.The 'Gavin and Stacey' comedian will front the biggest night in the British music industry for a third year running when it is staged in February.James will...

29th November 2012

Artist Kills 9,000 Butterflies: Damien Hirst Responsible For The Butterfly Massacre Of 2012?

The news that an artist kills 9,000 butterflies would likely make national news for a day or two, with animal rights being a hot topic in most Western societies, but when an artist with Damien...

By Lorna Greville  | 18th October 2012

Damien Hirst's Bronze Statue Verity: How Has It Gone Down In The Sleepy Devon Town Of Ilfracombe?

Damien Hirst’s latest piece, a 20.25m (66ft) bronze artwork - known as Verity - is being installed in the Devon seaside town of Ilfracombe. But how will the town - so intent on thrusting itself...

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th October 2012

British Seaside Town Gets New Damien Hirst Art Installation

Art eh. There you are, enjoying the lovely view from the bedroom window of your house, it looking out into a wonderful picturesque seaside town; perhaps you can even see the sea. Then, one day...

By Contributor | 16th October 2012

Homeless Russian Artist Defaces Rothko Mural In The Name Of "Yellowism"

Vladimir Umanets,a Russian artist and co-founder of the concept of 'Yellowism' , admitted to signing the Mark Rothko mural from his Seagram collection. He does not, however, believe that he has committed an...

By Michael West | 8th October 2012

Turner Prize Nominees: Will The Notoriety Continue In 2012?

The Turner Prize has traditionally been surrounded by controversy and, in many respects, disdain. For British artists, to win the Turner Prize may be the achievement of a lifetime, but for many of the viewing...

By Michael West | 2nd October 2012

Damien Hirst Retrospective Breaks Tate Modern Record

The Damien Hirst Retrospective exhibition, held at The Tate Modern has become the most visited solo exhibition at the London gallery, reports The BBC. It has also become the second most visited exhibition by any...

By Michael West | 17th September 2012

Strummer Of Love Single Day Tickets Now On Sale

The Strummer of Love festival organisers have now released the day tickets for this special event commemorating 10 years since the passing of legendary punk singer Joe Strummer.Standard weekend tickets for this family friendly event...

10th August 2012

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David Beckham commissioned artist Damien Hirst to create a painting for his daughter Harper, who turned one last month (Jul12). The lilac heart piece, entitled Daddy's Girl, hangs in the tot's bedroom.

6th August 2012

David And Victoria Beckham Get Harper Designer Painting

David and Victoria Beckham had Damien Hirst create an artwork for their baby daughter's bedroom.The couple asked the famous artist - whose previous works have included a shark pickled in formaldehyde - to create a...

2nd August 2012

Damien Hirst Creates Guitar Art For Joe Strummer Raffle

Renowned British artist Damien Hirst has unveiled two special charity pieces to mark the 10th anniversary of The Clash frontman Joe Strummer's death.Hirst has painted a Fender Telecaster electric guitar in his celebrated spot form,...

24th July 2012

Jarvis Cocker Lends His Painting To English Gallery

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has loaned a Damien Hirst painting from his private collection to a gallery in his native Sheffield, England in a bid to support future arts funding.Officials at The Graves Gallery were...

19th July 2012

Damien Hirst's Love Split

British artist Damien Hirst has split from his longterm girlfriend after 19 years together.Hirst allegedly broke up with Maia Norman, the mother of his three children, last month (May12) after she was linked to controversial...

10th June 2012

Stella Mccartney Donates Sketch To Auction

Stella McCartney has donated a signed sketch to a charity art auction.The fashion designer has given her drawing to the sale, which will benefit children with special needs and the auction will also feature works...

2nd May 2012

Harper Beckham's Damien Hirst Baby Monitor

David and Victoria Beckham have splashed out on a one-off baby monitor decorated by Damien Hirst for daughter Harper.The couple are long-time fans of the artist - who is famed for preserving dead animals in...

18th April 2012

Damien Hirst On Using Money To Get People's Attention

"You need to respect money because there are a lot of people who haven't got any money." These are the words spoken by the artist Damien Hirst in his recent interview with Will Gompertz of...

2nd April 2012

Damien Hirst - Once So Poor He Searched The Streets For Money

Damien Hirst was so poor before he made his fortune as an artist that he used to hunt for money in the streets, the Mirror reports today (March 30, 2012). He made the revelations in...

30th March 2012

Daniel Radcliffe Pestered By Fan At Urinal

Daniel Radcliffe was once left flustered by a fan who wanted to shake his hand while he was urinating. The 'Woman in Black' actor admits starring in the 'Harry Potter' series has lead to people...

10th February 2012

Flea And Hirst Design Charity Guitar Collection

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea has teamed up with revered artist Damien Hirst to release a colourful new line of bass guitars for charity.Every instrument in the limited edition collection has been numbered and...

3rd November 2011

Hirst Inspires Bono To Re-release 20-Year-old Tune Real Thing

Artist Damien Hirst's tribute video of U2's 1992 hit Even Better Than The Real Thing has inspired the band to consider another run at the charts with a re-mix of the 20-year-old song.Frontman Bono admits...

12th September 2011

Ronnie Wood Thanks Damien Hirst For Intervention

Ronnie Wood has credited Damien Hirst with helping him win his booze battle, after the British artist staged an intervention and "whisked" the rocker away to focus on his recovery.The Rolling Stones star has long...

7th September 2011

Ronnie Wood Taken To Rehab By Artist Friend

Ronnie Wood has revealed he was once kidnapped by Damien Hirst and taken to rehab. The Rolling Stones rocker - who has a history of alcoholism - explained he owes the artist after he "rescued"...

7th September 2011

Squeeze Get 'Arty' For Charity

British rockers Squeeze will play instruments specially designed by artist Damien Hirst to raise cash for cancer charities later this month (Mar11).The Cool for Cats hitmakers will use two guitars and a drum kit hand...

8th March 2011

Morrissey Blasts Damien Hirst

Morrissey reckons artist Damien Hirst's head should be "kept in a bag" for using dead animals in his artwork. The 'You Have Killed Me' singer and animal rights activist blasted the British artist - who...

17th March 2010

Morrissey Takes Aim At Hirst Over Dead Animal Art

MORRISSEY has taken aim at controversial artist DAMIEN HIRST for using dead animals in his exhibitions.Hirst, who is famous for his rotting bull and a dead tiger shark set in formaldehyde, has appalled the staunch...

17th March 2010

Gwen Stefani's Italian Birthday

Gwen Stefani celebrated her 40th birthday at the weekend with a family dinner.The 'Hollerback Girl' singer enjoyed a meal at exclusive Italian restaurant Cecconi's in West Hollywood on Saturday (03.10.09), where she was joined by...

5th October 2009

Sharon Osbourne Buys Kelly Portrait

Sharon Osbourne is buying an erotic portrait of daughter Kelly.The 'America's Got Talent' judge has decided to invest in the Ben Westwood picture of her 24-year-old offspring, which sees Kelly clad in a risque costume.A...

15th August 2009

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

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'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

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Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

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