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Is Art Supposed To Be Controversial?

There is something deeply gratifying, I expect, about sharing a moment of deliberate indignation. We love getting offended whenever socially incentivized to do so, and one of the things most frequently causing offence is art. 457 more words


Diamonds Are Forever

In 2007 British artist Damien Hirst shocked the art world with ‘For The Love Of God,‘ a human skull cast in platinum and encrusted with diamonds. 351 more words


Prisoners should have the right to vote

Continuing to disenfranchise our prisoners corrupts British identity.

Little headway has been made in implementing prisoner’s right to vote since the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the UK must adopt universal suffrage.

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Happy birthday Damien Hirst!

Happy 50th birthday Damien Hirst, born on this day, 7 June 1965.

“Untitled” consists of butterflies and household gloss on canvas. Butterflies are one of Hirst’s most recognisable motifs. 41 more words

Damien Hirst's spot paintings

Damien Hirst’s spot paintings are amongst his most recognised works. He created more than 1,000 works with these colourful spots over the last 20 years. 83 more words

Hirst Named VP and CFO

By Laura Sanicola

An email sent on Wednesday afternoon from Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, announced the appointment of Martha K. Hirst as the new senior vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer of Fordham University. 353 more words


Magnificent Collections

I went to see the ‘Magnificent Obsessions’ exhibition at the Barbican. This is a series of rooms filled with the collections of 14 artists living and dead. 749 more words