Damien Hirst is rewriting the rules of the market

Thornton, Sarah
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p31
The article talks about Damien Hirst's "Beautiful Inside My Head Forever" sale at Sotheby's in London, England. Hirst's rank as an artist is linked to his status as a businessman who wields power over the buying and selling of his work. Senior International Specialist Oliver Barker says the sale has the support of Damien's dealers. The features of the auction will be the key to its success or failure.


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