From the Cradle to the Grave by Damien Hirst
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From the Cradle to the Grave
By Damien Hirst

From the Cradle to the Grave

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From the Cradle to the Grave by Damien Hirst

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"From the Cradle to the Grave" presents a key selection of drawings and sketches produced by the famed English artist and provocateur Damien Hirst over the past 15 years. For Hirst, drawing is a way of maintaining the flow of imagination, and he does it constantly. Ranging from raw, impulsive sketches to detailed and well-thought-out drawings, these works allow us to explore the artist's preoccupations and passions and his fascination with the ambiguity at the heart of human experience: the confusing relations between art and life, life and death, image and reality, communion and isolation. The drawings are complemented by a selection of thumbnail photographs of finished sculptures and paintings. Accompanying essays by well-known writers Annuska Shani and A. A. Gill help the reader make connections between the drawings and Hirst's other works of art. Exquisitely produced using a six-color printing process, "From the Cradle to the Grave" illuminates how Hirst's compelling drawings were conceived and shows us the vitality behind their creation. This is a signed, limited edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904212065
ISBN-10: 1904212069
Format: Hardback
(290mm x 377mm x 48mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Other Criteria
Publisher: Other Criteria
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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