Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Damien Hirst's "The Last Supper" Print at Auction on Paddle8

"The Last Supper" (2005) by Damien Hirst. Lot Number 32. Lithograph printed in colors 58.25 x 76.75 in; Open Edition; Signed in crayon on lower right, recto; Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
This print entitled “Last Supper” is wholly representative of Damien Hirst’s provocative and persistently unsettling oeuvre. A colorful map, highlighting the 13 nations that openly possess nuclear weaponry or are alleged to do so. Accompanying each country is the name of one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, with Jesus himself representing Israel. A continuation of Hirst’s ongoing examination of the role of religion and science in the contemporary world, it varies immensely from his other studies on this topic. [link]