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Monday 13 August 2012
The guests arrived intoxicated by success and danced through the night
Monday 30 July 2012
Blackdown Hills, Somerset
Thursday 26 July 2012
Witnesses have described their horror at seeing a man plunge to his death at the Tate Modern.
Friday 15 June 2012
They have been described by his most irascible critics as "junk food", created by anonymous helpers and easy to reproduce. Yesterday, a bunch of primary school children had their own go at making Damien Hirst artworks.
Friday 15 June 2012
Liam O'Brien joins the artist at a workshop for the Kids Company charity in London
Thursday 14 June 2012
Britain’s richest living artist helped a bunch of children muck around with paint in London’s Covent Garden today.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Fiona Rae describes her love of painting thus: "You get to invent a world and you get to be in charge of what happens in that world. And you don't really get to do that in life, do you?" She smiles at the camera and continues to work on the lilac space around a pink Hallmark-esque heart, superimposed on the canvas. A lime-green thread appears, faintly, under her brush.
Saturday 02 June 2012
'My strategy was simple. I never said no to anything'
Damien Hirst: Two Weeks One Summer, White Cube Bermondsey, London; Tracey Emin: She Lay Down Deep Beneath the Sea, Turner Contemporary, Margate
Sunday 27 May 2012
The sharks are circling Damien while Tracey displays a quiet maturity in her latest work
Saturday 19 May 2012
My parents were... My mum was a grafter and my dad very imaginative. I hope I've inherited both those qualities.
Saturday 12 May 2012
'My husband encouraged me to be more myself – to be what I'm really like...'
Friday 04 May 2012
A thousand artists were asked to name the work best expressing national identity. Their choice was surprising
Saturday 28 April 2012
A critical view
Friday 27 April 2012
Damon Albarn, Mike Leigh and Victoria Wood. Not the first names that spring to mind when you think of sport but they're all in the Olympics. At least, they're in the art world's answer to them, known as the London 2012 Festival, or the Cultural Olympiad, depending on which bit of the Kafka-esque 140-page brochure you get lost in.
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