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    Sale 1905

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 340

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)

    With Dead Head

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)
    With Dead Head
    gelatin silver print mounted on aluminum
    22½ x 30 in. (57.2 x 76.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1991. This work is number one from an edition of fifteen.


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    Provenance

    Jay Jopling Fine Art, London


    Literature

    R. Violette and D. Hirst, I Want to Spend the Rest of My Life Everywhere, with Everyone, One to One, Always, Forever, Now, London, 1997, pp. 98-99 (illustrated).
    E. Janus, Veronica's Revenge: Contemporary Perspectives on Photography, Zurich, 1998, p. 143 (illustrated).
    A. C. Danto, "Death in the Gallery," The Nation, November 20, 2000, p. 38.
    D. Hirst and G. Burn, On the Way to Work, London, 2001, p. 34 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, Institute of Contemporary Art, Damien Hirst, December 1991-February 1992, n.p. (illustrated; another example exhibited).
    Seoul Kukje Gallery, Border Crawl, February-March 1995 (illustrated; another example exhibited).
    Zurich, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Portraits, December 1998-April 2000.
    Kunsthaus Zurich and Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hypermental: Rampant Reality 1950-2000, November 2000-May 2001, p. 85 (illustrated; another example exhibited).
    Sion, Penitencier de Valere, Penitencier de Valere, April-May 2003.