Damien Hirst

http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2864&page=2Damien Hirst was born in Bristol in 1965.

He graduated from Goldsmiths in 1989.

In 1988, while still a student, he curated an exhibition called Freeze in London’s Docklands, which showcased his own work & that of fellow students.

He was subsequently acknowledged as the leading figure in the celebrated group of British artists who emerged in the 1990s.

He has gone on to exhibit across the world.

Damien was awarded the Turner Prize in 1995.

His exhibition at White Cube London in 2003 was his 1st solo show in Britain for 8 years.

Damien Hirst now lives & works in London, Devon & Gloucestershire, England.


References:
www.artchive.com/artchive/H/hirst.html
www.dh.ryoshuu.com
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/hirst_damien.
www.gagosian.com/artists/damien-hirst
www.artnet.com/artist/8315/Damien-Hirst.html
www.gagosian.com/exhibitions/beverly-hills-2007-02-damien-hirst
www.channel4.com/culture/microsites/H/hirst
http://www.askart.com/AskART/artists/search/Search_Repeat.aspx?searchtype=AUCTION_RECORDS&artist=123004

http://www.artinfo.com/articles/story/24524/damien_hirst
http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/jsaltz/saltz4-6-05.asp


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