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Format: Signed Print
Size: H 87cm x W 116cm
Edition size: 55
Damien Hirst's M-Fluorobenzoyl Chloride (signed) is estimated to be worth between £20,000 to £30,000. This woodcut artwork from 2018 has had one sale at auction to date, which took place on 26th May 2021. The hammer price on that occasion was £15,576. The average return to the seller was £13,240, demonstrating an average annual growth rate of 11%. The edition size of this artwork is limited to 55.
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|May 2021||Bonhams New York - United States||M-Fluorobenzoyl Chloride - Signed Print|
M-Fluorobenzoyl Chloride is a woodcut print from Damien Hirst’s 2018 Woodcut Spots series. The landscape print shows 8 rows of spots that are identical in size and shape, each depicting a unique colour. Across the artist’s vast oeuvre every spot painting represents a unique combination of colours. The 2018 Woodcut Spots series is an exploration of colour and form that is distinctly Hirstian.
The 2018 Woodcut Spots series is reminiscent of Hirst’s Pharmaceutical paintings that span across his career, and is one of his most prolific works. The titles from this series are taken randomly from the chemical company Sigma-Aldrich’s catalogue ‘Biochemicals for Research and Diagnostic Reagents’ that Hirst first encountered in the early 1990s. The grid formula is integral to the endless potential that Hirst’s spot paintings hold and allow for a rational and precise exploration of colour combinations.
Hirst has said of these works, “To create that structure, to do those colours, and do nothing. I suddenly got what I wanted. It was just a way of pinning down the joy of colour.” There are over 1000 spot paintings in existence, dating from 1986 to 2011, and over the last 24 years Hirst has produced an average of 60 spot paintings a year.