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Englishsculptor,installationartist, Painter andprintmaker. He was a leading figure in the group of ‘Young British Artists'. He studied at Goldsmiths College, London (1986–9), and in 1988 curated the exhibitionFreeze. His works are explicitly concerned with the Fundamental dilemmas of human existenceDead animals are frequently used in Hirst's installations, Forcing viewers to consider their own and society's attitudes to death. Containers such as aquariums and vitrines are used as devices to impose control On the fragile subject-matter contained within them and as barriers between the Viewer and the viewed. The animals are preserved as in life, but at the same Time are emphatically dead, with their entrails and flesh exposed.Hirst's interest in contemporary society Is further reflected in collaborative pop music projects and in his designs for The Pharmacy and Quo Vadis restaurants, London. One of the most importants work is For The Love of God is a sculpture by artist Damien Hirst produced in 2007. It Consists of a platinum cast of an 18th-century human skull encrusted with 8,601 Flawless diamonds, including a pear-shaped pink diamond located in the forehead That is known as the Skull Star Diamond. The skull's teeth are original.


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