Leeds Art Gallery has a Damien Hirst exhibition on until the end of October.
Hirst has strong links with Leeds, he grew up in the city
and attended Leeds College of Art and Design before shooting to national
and international prominence in the 1990s with his groundbreaking and
The exhibition is be the first dedicated display of Hirst’s work ever
seen in Leeds, and traces the artist’s career from his student days to
his later works after he had established himself as one of the world’s
highest profile artists.
ARTIST ROOMS On Tour is an inspired partnership with the Art Fund -
the fundraising charity for works of art, making available the ARTIST
ROOMS collection of international contemporary art to galleries
throughout the UK. ARTIST ROOMS is jointly owned by Tate and National
Galleries of Scotland and was established through The d’Offay Donation
in 2008, with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the
Art Fund and the Scottish and British Governments.
Sadly no pictures allowed, which from an artist steeped in promotion is quite ironic, though obviously wanting to control all images in the public domain.
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