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On Our Radar

Damien Hirst makes a comeback but with controversy

Who: Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur and art collector. His work most often takes the form of immersive and darkly humorous installation, sculpture, and assemblage. About the artist: Damien Hirst was born in Bristol and raised in Leeds. He pursued a B.A. in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was a prominent member…

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Works by Despina Stokou

On Our Radar: Despina Stokou

In the ongoing series “On our Radar,” WAG brings you an emerging talent whom we’re watching closely. Find more artists “On Our Radar” here. Who: Greek-born, Berlin-based artist Despina Stokou. What she’s known for: Vibrantly wild large canvases that juxtapose everyday phrases with unpredictable gestures that seem to strike in a cacophony of plausible interpretations. What’s being said about her: In the New…

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