Damien Hirst
Bristol - Reino Unido - 1965

Damien Hirst se ha consagrado, desde la década de los noventa, como una figura de gran influencia en la escena internacional del arte. Su propuesta tiene como punto de partida los conceptos de la muerte, el amor, la ciencia y la religión y el resultado de las interacciones entre sí.

Desde la creación de "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living" (1991), un tiburón tigre preservado en formol dentro de un tanque contenedor, Damien Hirst es reconocido por emplear estos métodos de exposición en distintas facetas. Sin embargo, su producción artística toma distintos cauces en series de igual importancia, entre las que destacan las pinturas de puntos de colores aleatorios denominadas "Spot Paintings", las piezas realizadas empleando colores y sometiéndolos a la fuerza centrífuga llamadas "Spin Paintings", las obras que incluyen mariposas sobre lienzos conocidas como "Butterfly Paintings", esculturas en distintos medios y, más recientemente, las "Blue Paintings", que son pinturas realizadas personalmente por Hirst sin la intervención de sus asistentes.

Su obra ha sido sujeta a numerosas exposiciones individuales y colectivas en galerías e instituciones. Entre ellas, destacan recientemente "Damien Hirst" 2012, Tate Modern, Londres, "For the Love of God" 2010, Palazzo Vecchio, Venecia y "Cornucopia" 2010, Museo Oceanográfico, Mónaco.

Damien Hirst is established as one of the most prominent and influential figures in the international art scene since the mid-nineties. His work is based on the concepts of death, love, science, religion and the result from the interactions among them.

Since the creation of "The Pysical impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living" (1991), a tiger shark preserved in formaldeheyde inside a tank, Damien Hirst gained notoriety for employing these exhibition methods in different ways. Nevertheless, his artistic production divides in different series of equal importance, such as the "Spot Paintings", the pieces created using centrifuged colours called "Spin Paintings", the works that contain butterflies on canvases known as "Butterfly Paintings", sculptures in different media and, more recently, the "Blue Paintings", made personally by Hirst without the intervention of his assistants.

His work has been subject to numerous solo and group shows in galleries and institutions. Recently, "Damien Hirst" 2012, Tate Modern, London, "For the Love of God" 2010, Palazzo Vecchio, Venice and "Cornucopia" 2010, Oceanographic Museum, Monaco stand out among others.

Biografía | Biography


Damien HIRST 

1965, Bristol, England

Lives and works in Gloucester, England



Leeds College of Art, England

Goldsmiths, University of London, England





Colour Space Paintings and Outdoor Sculptures, Houghton Hall, Norwich, England

Hymn, Norwich City, England

The Veil Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, USA



Visual Candy and Natural History, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong 

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy



Damien Hirst, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Damien Hirst: ARTIST ROOMS, The Piers Art Centre, Orkney, Scotland

LOVE, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England



The Psalms, McCabe Fine Art, Stockholm, Sweden

Schizophrenogenesis, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England 

White Cube, São Paulo, Brazil



Relics,ALRIWAQ DOHA Exhibition Space, Qatar Museums Authority, Doha, State of Qatar

Entomology Cabinets and Paintings, Scalpel Blade Paintings and Colour Charts, White Cube, Hong Kong                                                                           



The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011, Gagosian Galleries, (eleven locations worldwide).

Utopia, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England

Damien Hirst, Tate Modern, London, England

Two Weeks One Summer, White Cube, London, England

Damien Hirst:ARTIST ROOMS, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England

Two Weeks One Summer, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine 



Forgotten Promises, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong

Charity, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, England

Damien Hirst: ARTIST ROOMS, Leeds City Gallery, Leeds, England



End of An Era, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

Theology, Philosophy, Medicine, Justice, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland

Dark Trees, Galería Hilario Galguera, Mexico City

Cornucopia, Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Damien Hirst: ARTIST ROOMS, Tate Britain, London, England

The Souls, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England

Poisons + Remedies, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

Medicine Cabinets, L&M Arts, New York, USA

For the Love of God, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy



Damien Hirst: re-Birth, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

Requiem, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine

Damien Hirst: ARTIST ROOMS, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

Damien Hirst: Life, Death and Love,Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

Pharmacy, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England 

No Love Lost, The Wallace Collection, London, England

Nothing Matters, White Cube, London, England



Focus: Damien Hirst, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, USA

Beautiful Inside My Head Forever, Sotheby’s, London, England

Damien Hirst, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, USA

For the Love of God, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   



Damien Hirst: Four Works from the Broad Art Foundation, Portland Art Museum, Portland,USA

Superstition, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills and London, England

Damien Hirst,The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, USA

The Five Aspects of God, Herz Jesu Koln, Cologne, Germany

Beyond Belief, White Cube, London, England

Damien Hirst: Life, Death and Love, Kunsthuset Kabuso, Øystese, Norway

Damien Hirst, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, South Korea

School: The Archaeology of Lost Desires, Comprehending Infinity and the search for Knowledge, Lever House, New York, USA

Damien Hirst, Galería Hilario Galguera and Museo Nacional de San Carlos, Mexico City



The Death of God – Towards a Better Understanding of a Life Without God Aboard the Ship of Fools, Galería Hilario Galguera, Mexico City

A Thousand Years’ & Triptychs, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

Corpus: Drawings 1981 – 2006, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA



A Selection of Works by Damien Hirst from Various Collections, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, USA

Damien Hirst: Works on Paper, Andipa Gallery, London, England

The Bilotti Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA]

The Elusive Truth!, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

Damien Hirst,Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway

New Religion, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Wallspace, London; Palazzo Pesaro Papfava, Venice, Italy; Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts, Stavanger, Norway; National Art Gallery of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria; The Lightbox, Woking, England; Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland; The Museum of Contemporary Art of Republika Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. National Institution Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia]



Pharmacy Auction, Sotheby’s, London, England

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Selected Works from 1989 – 2004, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy



Damien Hirst, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Damien Hirst: In A Spin; The Action of the World on Things, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

From the Cradle to the Grave: Selected Drawings, The 25th International Biennale of Graphic Arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia [Travels to: The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia]

Romance in the Age of Uncertainty, White Cube, London, England



Theories, Models, Methods, Approaches, Assumptions, Results and Findings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA



Pharmacy, Tate Gallery, London, England



Damien Hirst, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, England



In and Out of Love, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA

The Beautiful Afterlife, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland



No Sense of Absolute Corruption, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA



Pharmacy, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Still, Jay Jopling/White Cube, London, England

Prix Eliette von Karajan ‘95, Max Gandolph-Bibliothek, Universitat Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria



Making Beautiful Drawings, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

Currents 23, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA

A Good Environment for Coloured Monochrome Paintings, Deutscher Akademischer Autausch Dienst Gallery (DAAD), Berlin, Germany

A Bad Environment for White Monochrome Paintings, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA

Pharmacy, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA



Visual Candy and Natural History, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA

Damien Hirst, Galerie Jablonka, Cologne, Germany



Damien Hirst, Third International Istanbul Biennial, British Council, Istanbul, Turkey

Where is God Now?, Jay & Donatella Chiat, New York, USA

Unfair, Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany

Pharmacy, Cohen Gallery, New York, USA



In and Out of Love, Woodstock Street, London, England

When Logics Die, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

Internal Affairs, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England



Damien Hirst, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland



Damien Hirst: Constructions and Sculpture, Old Court Gallery, Windsor, England






Dancing with Myself, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy

Like Life: Sculpture, Colour, and the Body (1300–Now), The Met Breuer, New York, USA

The Classical Now, King’s College, London, England



Colori: L’emozione dei colori nell’arte, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

Sculpture in the City, London, England

Ark, Chester Cathedral, Chester, England

Turkish Tulips, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, England

What Absence Is Made Of, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. USA

Fragile State, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine



Jubilee, Gallery Pangolin, Gloucestershire, England

William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

At Home, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England

Money, Good and Evil: A Visual History of Economics, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden Museum and Casino Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

Les Fleurs du Mal, Nahmad Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA

Sculpture on the Move 1946-2016, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland 

Life Itself, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA

Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection: From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan

Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, USA



Beverly Hills 20-Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, Gagosian, Beverly Hills, USA

Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA

Black Sun, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland

The Big Blue, Ordovas, London, England

Beyond Limits: Sotheby's at Chatsworth: A Selling Exhibition, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

What We Call Love, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland

Dismaland,Tropicana, Weston-super-Mare, England 

Sculpture in the City, London, England

The Line, London, England

Obedience, The Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany

Trittico, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy

20 Years of Collecting: Between Discovery and Invention, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England 

Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, Norwich, England]

History is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, England 

Sleepless – The bed in history and contemporary art, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria 

Self, Turner Contemporary, Margate, England


Sculptors’ Jewellery, Pangolin London, London, England

La Gioia: Through the eyes of three Italian art collectors, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

Self, Ordovas, London, England
Late Harvest, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, USA
Crucible2, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, England (curated by Gallery Pangolin).
Index 4, Galería Hilario Galguera, Mexico City

ArtLovers: Stories of art in the Pinault Collection, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

ICASTICA,Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, Arezzo, Italy
14 Rooms
, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
SHOWcabinet: Shaun Leane, SHOWstudio, London, England
Kunstkammer Rau Leibhaftig. Der menschliche Körper zwischen Lust und Schmerz | In the Flesh, The Human Body Between Lust and Pain, 
Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany 
Body and Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art
, Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, England
Damien Hirst / Arnulf Rainer (commotion), Arnulf Rainer Museum, Baden, Austria
Dries Van Noten
, Musée desArts Décoratifs, Paris, France [Travels to: ModeMuseum, Antwerp, Belgium]
Carte Blanche, Pace, Chesa Büsin, Switzerland                      



Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine

Inaugural Exhibition, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City

À Triple Tour: Collection Pinault, La Conciergerie, Paris, France

Damien Hirst & Felix Gonzalez-Torres| Candy, Blain|Southern, London, England

Happy Birthday: Galerie Perrotin/25 YEARS, lille3000, Lille, France            

The Anatomy Lesson: from Rembrandt to Damien Hirst, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands       

British British Polish Polish: Art from Europe’s Edges in the Long 90s and Today, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

Der Schein | Glanz, Glamour, Illusion, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover         

FRAMED by Ted Noten, Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Collection Platform 4: Emotion and Technology, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine 

All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku, Mori Art Museum, Japan

Staring Back, Museum of National Taipei University of Education (MoNTUE), Taipei, Taiwan

13 Rooms, Kaldor Public Arts Project, Sydney, Australia 

Fragile? Le Stanze del Vetro, Venice, Italy 

Odyssey, Bath Abbey, Bath, England [Travels to: St Edmund in the City, London, England]

The Gesture and the Sign, White Cube, São Paulo, Brazil

Beastly Hall, Bexley Hall, London, England 
Under Influences, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

Cranford Collection: Out of the House, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain

Instructions: Tilt To and Fro’, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, England 



Print/Out,Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Brucennial 2012, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, USA

Art and Press, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

British Design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

The Gesture and the Sign, White Cube, São Paulo, Brazil

Collection Platform 3: Forever Now, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine

House of Cards: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, England

Chamberlain, Gursky, Hirst, Kusama, Prince, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA

Sculptors’ Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin London, London, England

12 Rooms: Ruhr Triennale 2012, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Rouge, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years,The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

To Be With Art is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway (works are now on permanent display)

Beyond Reality, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

To Hope, To Tremble, To Live, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England

Painting without Paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Don’t Be Shy, Don’t Hold Back: The Logan Collection at SFMOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA



Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

The Luminous Interval, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Made in Italy, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy

Fondazione Prada, Ca'Corner della Regina, Prada Foundation, Venice, Italy

Our Magic Hour: How Much of the World Can We Know, Yokohama Triennale 2011, Yokohama, Japan

CIRCA 1986, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA

In the Name of the Artists: American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal pavilion, São Paulo, Brazill

Selected works from the François Pinault Collection: Agony and Ecstasy, SongEun Artspace, Seoul, South Korea

Beyond Limits, Sotheby’s at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

Twenty, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

O'Clock: Time Design, Design Time, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Structure and Absence, White Cube, London, England

Collection Platform 2: Circulation, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine



Crash: Homage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

C’est la vie. Les vanités, du Caravage à Damien Hirst, Musée Maillol, Paris, France

Art, Galerie Haas and Fuchs, Berlin, Germany

I LOVE YOU, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun?, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany

Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London, England

Systematic, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England

Cream, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Decadence Now!,Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

Keeping It Real: from the Ready-Made to the Everyday, The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England

Plus Ultra, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Rome, Italy

            Made in Britain: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980–2010, Sichuan Provincial Museum, Chengdu, China  [Travels to: Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an; Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong and Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China]



Drei. Das Triptychon In Der Moderne,Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
, Germany

Spridd Isolerad Konst/Scattered and Isolated Art, Kalmar Art Museum, Kalmar, Sweden

Turps Banana 2, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy

Imperium, Galería Hilario Galguera, Leipzig, Germany

Passports: Great Early Buys from the British Council Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London
, England

15 Years of Collecting: Against the Grain, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Pot Luck, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England [Travels to: Aberystwyth Art Centre, Aberystwyth and Pisthanger Manor Gallery & House, London, England]

Who's Afraid of the Artists?, Palais des Arts de Dinard, Dinard, France

Beyond Black, White and Gray, L&M Arts, New York, USA

The Dark Monarch: Magic & Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, St Ives, England

Pop Life, Tate Modern, London, England [Travels to: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada]

Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

BAROCK: Art, Science, Faith and Technology in the Contemporary Age, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy



Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA: The Inaugural Installation, Los Angeles
 County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA [Travels to: Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England]

Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London, England

You Dig the Tunnel; I’ll Hide the Soil, White Cube and Shoreditch Town Hall, London, England

Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Crossing Borders: Confronting Artistic Diversity, bkhf gallery, Miami, USA

End Game: British Contemporary Art from the Chaney Family Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

Green Drops and Moonsquirters: The Utterly Imaginative World of Lauren Child, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, England [Travels to: various venues throughout the United Kingdom until 2011.]

Prehistory to the Future: Highlights from the Bischofberger Collection, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy

Statuephilia, British Museum, London, England

Art, Price and Value: Contemporary Art and the Market, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea a Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy



Deep Inspiration, Jerwood Space, London, England

Draw, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England

Rummage, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester, England

Re-Object, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Contemporary and Cutting Edge: Pleasures of Collecting, Part III, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, USA

Reflection, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine

Pop Art is…, Gagosian Gallery, London, England        

Art Machines: Machine Art, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

True Romance, Allegories of Love from the Renaissance to the Present, Kunsthalle Wein, Viena, Austria

Turner Prize: A Retrospective, Tate Britain, London, England 



Heavenly Bodies: Sculptural Responses to the Human Form, Burghley House, Stamford, USA

Tokyo Blossoms: Deutsche Bank Collection meets ZahaHadid, Hara Museum,Tokyo, Japan

Infinite Painting, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy

Where Are We Going?,Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

Damien Hirst, David Salle, Jenny Saville: The Bilotti Chapel, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, Italy

Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Rove, London, England

Into Me/Out of Me, MOMA PS1, New York, USA [Travels to: KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin and Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy]

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Motion on Paper, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, England

Dark Matter, White Cube, London, England

Beyond Limits: Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, A Selling Exhibition of Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

Visitaciones, Museo de San Carlos, Mexico City

La Collezione Francois Pinault, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

Aftershock: Contemporary British Art, 1990 – 2006, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou and Capital Museum, Beijing, China



A Selection of Works by Damien Hirst from Various Collections, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

Contemporanea: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain

Imageless Icons: Abstract Thoughts, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

Paisaja Humano/Human Landscape,Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Malaga, Spain

Douglas Gordon’s The Vanity of Allegory, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany

Generation X: Junge Kunst aus der Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Ruckkehr Ins All/Return to Space, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany



Das Grosse Fressen/The Big Eat in Art, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Mike Kelley: The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Treasure Island: 10 Jahre Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Turning Points: 20th Century British Sculpture, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

Daddy Pop, Anne Faggionato, London, England

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Tate Britain, London, England

Secrets of the ‘90s, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated),Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

La Collection d’Art Contemporain D’Agnes B, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France

Is One Thing Better Than Another, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

The Stations of the Cross, Gagosian Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands]

Den Haag Sculpture Project, Gemeente Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands

Intra-muros, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France

Monument To Now, Nea Ionia Exhibition Space, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Symbolic Space, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York, USA

Works and Days: Acquisitions for the Louisiana Collection 2000-2004, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

100 Artists See God, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

What’s Modern?,Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA



Switch, Museum Dhont–Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

Bull’s Eye; Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark

Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

In Good Form; Recent Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England

A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960-2003, Oca Parque Ibirapuera and Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil

Outlook: International Art Exhibition, Athens, Greece

Love Over Gold, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA



From Twilight to Dawn: Postmodern Art from the UBS PaineWebber Collection, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA

The Rowan Collection. Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Last Spring in Paris,Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Jablonka Galerie, Paris, France

Painting Matter, James Cohen Gallery, New York, USA

La Part de l’Autre, Carre d’Art, Musée d’Art Contemporaine, Nîmes, France

The Physical World: An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery

It’s Unfair, Museum de Pavilijoens, Netherlands

Whisper, Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

Blast to Freeze: British Art in the 20thCentury, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Limits of Perception, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

Medicate, The Art Gallery and Museum, Royal Pump Rooms, Royal Lemington Spa, England

To Eat or Not to Eat, CASA. Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain



Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis, Tate Modern, London, England

Freestyle: Werke Aus der Sammlung Boros, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Art > Music, Rock, Pop, Techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Creative Quarters: The Art World in London 1700 – 2000, Museum of London, London, England

Complementary Studies: Recent Abstract Painting, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, England

Field Day, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 

Public Offerings, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

Double Vision, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Beautiful Productions. Art to Play, Art to Wear, Art to Own, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England

Breaking the Mould: 20th Century British Sculpture from Tate, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, England

Update #4: The Dark, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Warhol/Koons/Hirst: Cult and Culture: Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA



Sincerely Yours. British art from the 90s, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway

Blue: Borrowed and New, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England

Let’s Entertain, Walker Arts Centre, Minneapolis, USA [Travels to: Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City; Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA.]

Psycho, Anne Faggionato, London, England

About Collage, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Ant Noises I, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Out There, White Cube, London, England

After Life, 11 Duke Street Ltd, London, England

Art in Sacred Spaces, St. Stephen’s Church, London, England

Video Vibe: Art, Music and Video in the UK, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy

Minding, Le Garage, Geneva, Switzerland

Zeitgenossen/Contemporarians: Malerei/Paintings, Galerie Edition Kunsthandel, Essen, Germany

Balls, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

On the Edge of the Western World, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, San Francisco, USA

Ant Noises II, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Hyper Mental, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland [Travels to: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany]



...On the Sublime..., Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden

Infra-slim spaces, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Wallworks, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Paintings, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA]

Collected Works of Contemporary Art since 1968, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Now It’s My Turn to Scream: Works by Contemporary British Artists from the Logan Collection, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Thin Ice, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fourth Wall: Turner on the Thames, Public Art Development Trust/National Theatre, London, England

The History of the Turner Prize, ArtSway, Sway, England [Travels to: The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England]



Wounds: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Straus Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Florida, USA [Travels to: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, USA]  

Modern British Art, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England

A Noir, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Wild/Life, -or-, The Impossibility of Mistaking Nature for Culture, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

London Calling: Contemporary British art from Italian Private Collections, Part II: The Eighties and Nineties, The British School at Rome and Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Fifty Years of British Sculpture: Works from the Arts Council Collection, Lothbury Gallery, London, England

Portrait of Our Times: An Introduction to the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

Zone 98, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene, Italy

The Colony Room 50th Anniversary Art Exhibition, A22 Projects, London, England

Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, 11 Duke Street Ltd, London, England

Pandaemonium. The London Festival of Moving Image, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England

Wall Projects: Damien Hirst, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

Fun de Siècle: Irony, Parody and Humour, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall, England



The Lost Ark, The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland

A Ilha do Tesouro/Treasure Island, Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

Veronica’s Revenge, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genevève, Geneva, Switzerland [Travels to: Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia]

Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 80s and 90s, Hayward Gallery, London, England

Sunny Days/Critical Times: An Exhibition of Works from the Bohen Foundation’s Collection, The Bohen Foundation, New York, USA

Tuning Up #4, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Package Holiday: New British Art in the Ophiuchus Collection, Hydra, Greece Workshops, Hydra, Greece

Pictura Britannica: Art from Britain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia [Travels to: Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand]

Dimensions Variable: New Developments in British Art, British Council Touring Exhibition [Travels extensively throughout Europe]

Sensation, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England [Travels to: Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburg; Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA]



Spellbound,Hayward Gallery, London

A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

Do It, The Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Faustrecht der Freiheit, Kunstsammlung Gera, Berlin, Germany [Travels to: Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany]

Happy End: Zukunfts- und Endzeitversionen der 90er Jahre. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Private View, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England

Other Men’s Flowers, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

Un Siecle de Sculpture Anglais, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

Zeit-Spiegel I, Städtishces Museum Leverkusen, Schloß Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Chaos, Madness: Moods in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria

Life/Live, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris, France [Travels to: Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland; Centro de Exposições do Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal]



Drawing the Line: Reappraising Drawing Past and Present, National Touring Exhibition, organised by the Southbank Centre [Travels to: Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton; Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; Whitechapel Gallery, London, England]

A Bonnie Situation: Truth and Fiction, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

From Here, Waddington Galleries and Karsten Schubert, London, England

Minky Manky, South London Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England]

Laboratories pour une experience du corps, Galerie Art et Essai, University of Rennes, Upper Brittany, France

The Reflected Image, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

Signs and Wonders, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

New Art in Britain, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, England

Brilliant! New Art from London, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA [Travels to: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA]

British Art Show 4, National Touring Exhibition, organised by the Hayward Gallery, London, England [Travels to: various venues in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cardiff.]



Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, curated by Damien Hirst, Serpentine Gallery, London, England [Travels to: Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland; Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA; Portalen, Copenhagen, Denmark]

Domestic Violence, Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy

From Beyond the Pale, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Nature Morte, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA

Art Unlimited: The Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland [Travels to: Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds; Cornerhouse, Manchester; South Bank Centre, London; Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich; Brighton University Gallery, Brighton, England]

Cocido y Crudo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Virtual Reality, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia



The 21st Century, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

The Nightshade Family, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Aperto 93, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

A Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London, England

Displace, Cohen Gallery, New York, USA

Über – Leben, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany



Young British Artists I, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Made for Arolsen,Museum Bad Arolsen, Arolsen, Germany

Molteplici Cultura, Museo del Folklore, Rome, Italy

London, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London, England

Post Human, Fondation Asher Edelman, Lausanne, Switzerland [Travels to: Castello di Rivoli, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy; Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany]

Monika Baer, Damien Hirst, Max Mohr, Christa Näher, Galerie Luis Campaña, Frankfurt, Germany

Avantgarde & Kampagne, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

British Art, Barbara Gladstone GalleryNew York, USA

Strange Developments, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, England

Under Thirty, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria

Unfair/Jay Jopling, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London, England



Louder Than Words, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England

Broken English, Serpentine Gallery, London, England 



Modern Medicine, Building One, London, England

Gambler, Building One, London, England

Building One, Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France



New Contemporaries, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England



Freeze, Surrey Docks, London, England



Damien Hirst and Holden Rowan, Old Court Gallery, Windsor Arts Centre, Windsor, England   






BRIT Award design 



Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony, Beautiful Union Jack Celebratory Patriotic Olympic Explosion in an Electric Storm Painting, Olympic Park, London, England

Freedom not Genius: Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy



(Red) Auction, Sotheby’s, London, England      



In the darkest hour, there may be light, works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme collection, curated by the artist, Serpentine Gallery, London, England         



Beaux Arts Magazine Award for Best Art Publication for Damien Hirst: From the Cradle to the Grave, Selected Drawings, published by Other Criteria in association with the British Council, 2003. Text by Annushka Shani and A.A Gill.      



Awarded the Ljubljana Biennale Grand Prize, International Biennale of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia     



Pharmacy Restaurant, London, England            



Awarded the Turner Prize.