Thursday, January 14, 2016

Damien Hirst's Provocative Work Explores Book of Psalms

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
Psalm: Domine, ne in furore, 2009 | Lot Number 40
Paddle 8 is offering a signed and numbered religious-themed work by British artist Damien Hirst for auction online. Playing with different notions of value as well as the confluence of the material and the spiritual in religious, commercial, and artistic realms, this work is suitably–and typically for Damien Hirst–provocative. The use of Latin suggests a Christian God, but with the absence of any imagery relating to this tradition, leaves the viewer wondering in which God to place their confidence. Damien Hirst (English, b. 1965) is an artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. [Bid]