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Damien Hirst: The Physical Impossibility Of Death In The Mind Of Someone Living - Signed Print

The Physical Impossibility Of Death In The Mind Of Someone Living
Signed Print

Damien Hirst

POA

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Lenticular, 2013
Signed Print Edition of 150
H 80cm x W 120cm

Critical Review

The original installation was commissioned in 1991 by Charles Saatchi, who sold it in 2004 to Steven A. Cohen for an undisclosed amount. Reports suggest that it was sold for at least $8 million. The work is considered to be one of the most iconic pieces of British art in the 1990s and launched Hirst onto the international art stage. The Physical Impossibility Of Death In The Mind Of Someone Living has become a symbol of Britart worldwide.

The piece touches on themes of life and death, which Hirst frequently explores in his artworks. Hirst as he explains: “art’s about life and it can’t really be about anything else … there isn’t anything else.”

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