HIRST, Damien (1965 -)
Damien Hirst : The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011. (Signed copy)
London : Other Criteria and New York : Gagosian Gallery, 2013. Thick quarto, blind-embossed buckram in decorated matching slipcase, pp 929, extensively illustrated with over 1400 illustrations, including gatefold plates and foil-blocked cards. Essays by Robert Pincus-Witten, Michael Bracewell, Damien Hirst, conversations with Damien Hirst, John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha. Signed by the artist in pencil on the title page.
The Complete Spot Paintings is the first and most significant documentation of Damien Hirst’s iconic spot paintings. Every spot painting Hirst has produced is included in this substantial publication with over 99% of them illustrated. This publication was conceived at the time of Hirst’s 2012 exhibition of the same title held in 11 Gagosian Galleries including New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Athens, Geneva and Hong Kong.