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2/5/10

Damien Hirst : “End Of An Era” Opening at Gagosian Gallery

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DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BEST FRIEND

              photos by TRENDLAND

This 30 ft. screen made with 30,000 manufactured diamonds (detail on top) is one of the most excessive uses of gems that I have ever witnessed... and  I love this piece.  Damien Hirst exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery (uptown) has finally gotten to ME!  Although his work for me has been mostly "shock and awe" triggers, with this conceptual piece I can identify!  Included in the exhibition are some photorealistic paintings of famous gems such as (The Premiere Rose)

I am not going to mention the other piece that is difficult for me to comprehend in this post.  BUT...
See more http://cyanatrendland.com/2010/01/31/damien-hirst-end-of-an-era-opening/

1 comment:

Art said...

Egads, I'm dazzled by all those diamonds.