• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 189

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)


    Price Realised  


    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)
    signed 'Damien Hirst' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and metallic paint on paper
    18in. (45.7cm.) diameter
    Painted in 2004

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    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2004.

    Pre-Lot Text

    The goal in life is to be solid, whereas the way that life works is totally fluid, so you can never actually achieve that goal.
    Damien Hirst