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Hirst Breaks Art Auction Records

Celebrated artist DAMIEN HIRST has smashed art auction records in London by selling off a collection of works for $168 million (GBP90.8 million). A pickled shark 'art piece' and an embalmed calf with golden hooves...

Damien Hirst Smashes Auction Record With £111m Sale

An auction of the artist Damien Hirst's work has fetched a record total of £111 million.Hirst decided to place more than 200 items of his work up for auction at Sotheby's and the auction house...

By on 16 September 2008

Damien Hirst Smashes Auction Record With £111m Sale

An auction of the artist Damien Hirst's work has fetched a record total of £111 million.Hirst decided to place more than 200 items of his work up for auction at Sotheby's and the auction house...

Damien Hirst Smashes Auction Record With £70.5m Sale

An auction of the artist Damien Hirst's work has fetched a record total of £70.5 million.Hurst decided to place more than 200 items of his work up for auction at Sotheby's and the sale will...

Damien Hirst Smashes Auction Record With £70.5m Sale

An auction of the artist Damien Hirst's work has fetched a record total of £70.5 million.Hurst decided to place more than 200 items of his work up for auction at Sotheby's and the sale will...

By on 16 September 2008

Fake Punk Clothing Blow For Hirst

SEX PISTOLS founder MALCOLM MCLAREN felt obliged to contact DAMIEN HIRST after learning the British artist had spent $160,000 (GBP80,000) on a collection of punk clothing - only to discover they were fakes. Hirst splashed...

Turner Prize Shortlist Annouced

Three women dominate this year's Turner Prize shortlist, traditionally one of the most controversial in British art, announced earlier today.Four artists -Runa Islam, Goshka Macuga, Cathy Wilkes and Mark Leckey - were selected to contest...

By on 13 May 2008

British Artists Up In Arms

Dozens of senior representatives from the arts have attacked the British Council (BC) in an open letter today.Artists including Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley use the letter, published in this morning's Guardian, to...

By on 13 January 2008

Damien Hirst Skull Sells For $100 Million

British artists DAMIEN HIRST diamond-encrusted skull artwork has sold for its $100 million (GBP50 million) asking price. The stunning piece includes 8601 diamonds - one of which is worth $8 million (GBP4 million) - has...

Hirst Is Crowned 'World's Most Expensive Living Artist'

Brit DAMIEN HIRST became the world's most expensive living artist on Thursday (21Jun07) after his contemporary work "Lullaby Spring" sold for an astonishing $19.2 million (GBP9.6 million). The pill cabinet sold at London auction house...

George Michael To Buy Hirst Skull

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is to place a GBP50 million ($100 million) bid for the diamond-encrusted skull, recently unveiled by artist DAMIEN HIRST. The piece - the latest work by the controversial artist and...

Beckham: 'I Want To Be A Painter'

English soccer star DAVID BECKHAM plans to be a painter when he retires from the sporting industry, because he regrets giving up the hobby to become a world class soccer player instead. The Real Madrid...

Irwin Death Exploited By Conmen

The family of late conservationist STEVE IRWIN are raging after discovering fraudsters are making money off the back of the star's death with fake"memorial" bags. The bags are made from faux crocodile skin, and an...

Bono Takes Editorial Role

U2 frontman and human rights activist BONO has guest-edited British newspaper The Independent today (16MAY06), in conjunction with his anti-AIDS campaign Red. The Irish mega star announced "No News Today" on the front page of...

Band Aid Artwork U-turn

Brit artist DAMIEN HIRST's original design for the cover of the BAND AID 20 single was snubbed by record executives who were concerned that it might scare young children. The double-sided design features a...

Cave Sells Floating London Home

Australian rocker NICK CAVE is selling his $700,000 (GBP385,000) London home, a houseboat on the River Thames. The 47-year-old has lived on The Encantada - moored in the capital's exclusive Chelsea - for three...

Albarn Joins Art Prize Jury

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has been named as one of the judging panel for the SAATCHI GALLERY ART AWARD. The TENDER singer - who is also the driving force behind dance outfit GORILLAZ -...

Hurley Is Top Party Girl

LIZ HURLEY's romance with married playboy ARUN NAYAR has done wonders for her social life - the couple are at the top of TATLER magazine's '100 Most Invited' list. The soon-to-be-published annual list...

Stella Branded A .Diva

Celebrity designer STELLA McCARTNEY has been branded a diva - after marching into a celebrity bash surrounded by minders. The GUCCI couturier and daughter of former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY - stunned minor TV...

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