Tag Archives: Damien Hirst

Andy Warhol's window display at Bonwit Teller department store, 1961

On View Now

On View Now | Andy Warhol and the Anxiety of Effluence

On View Now

On View Now | Andy Warhol and the Anxiety of Effluence

Max Weintraub reviews the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years,” which aims to account for Warhol’s influence on other artists.

Damien Hirst, "Zirconyl Chloride," 2008. Household gloss on canvas, 84 inches diameter. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

On View Now

On View Now | Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings and the “Joy of Color”

On View Now

On View Now | Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings and the “Joy of Color”

Max Weintraub argues that Gagosian Gallery’s exhibition provides convincing evidence that Damien Hirst is indeed an extraordinary colorist.

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Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Fielding Practice Podcast #11

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Fielding Practice Podcast #11

This month’s podcast features a review of Cathy Wilkes’s Chicago exhibition and discussion of a greatly-exaggerated report of Damien Hirst’s demise.

Kendra E. Roth, Metropolitan Museum of Art Conservator

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | A Fresh Path at the Met: A Discussion with Kendra E. Roth

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | A Fresh Path at the Met: A Discussion with Kendra E. Roth

Indianapolis Museum of Art conservator speaks with Metropolitan Museum conservator Kendra Roth about ancient chariots, fish, and kinetic sculptures, among other things.

Roxy Paine, "Maelstrom", 2009, stainless steel, Courtesy of Max Weintraub

Roxy on the Roof

Roxy on the Roof

I could imagine no better setting for Roxy Paine’s most recent sculpture, titled Maelstrom, than the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its backdrop of Central Park and …

Damien Hirst, "For the Love of God," 2007. Platinum, diamonds, and human teeth.

Flash Points

For the Love of God: The Artist as Capitalist

Flash Points

For the Love of God: The Artist as Capitalist

In 2007, artist Damien Hirst exhibited a work at the White Cube gallery in London which is reputed to be the most expensive contemporary artwork ever made. Entitled For the …