About Damien Hirst
“I felt the power of art from a very young age... I still believe art is more powerful than money” Damien Hirst
In 2009, the Sunday Times Rich List assessed his wealth at £235 million and with Tate Modern’s retrospective in 2012 the most visited solo show in the gallery’s history, Hirst has become one of the most influential artists of his generation.
In the quarter of a century since his pivotal ‘Freeze’ show the artist Damien Hirst has become a British art phenomenon. Awarded the Turner Prize in 1995, his...Read the full story