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Damien Hirst - Gold Thioglucose

Damien Hirst
Gold Thioglucose, 2008

Signed and numbered
Silkscreen print with gold leaf
76 x 95 cm (framed)
29 7/8 x 37 3/8 inches (framed)
Edition of 45


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The delightful contrast between the twenty-four different pure colours of the spots and the mesmerizing golden leaves on the background offers a spectacular and refreshing visual impact but also celebrates Damien Hirst’s indisputable thirst for experimenting with the newest techniques of print making. “Gold Thioglucose” recalls Byzantine art, when the golden backgrounds signified the presence of the divine. In using this same juxtaposition with his famous spots, Damien Hirst relates his own series to iconic status.