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Politeness from The Virtues by Damien Hirst

Politeness from The Virtues by Damien Hirst

Clifton Gallery

Giclee

2023

Edition Size: 1549

Sheet Size: 120 x 96 cm

Signed

Condition: Pristine

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Politeness from The Virtues

By Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst’s iconic Politeness print features his famous cherry blossom paintings in this large scale artwork, published in 2021. Hirst spent a significant proportion of his recent career studying cherry blossom and this series features elements from throughout his career.

He created The Virtues, an eight-part series, each titled after one of The Eight Virtues of Bushidō according to Nitobe Inazō – Justice, Courage, Mercy, Politeness, Honesty, Honour, Loyalty, Control.

Laminated giclée print on aluminium composite panel.

Released in 2021.

Limited edition of 1549 artworks.

Measures 120 x 96 cm.

This artwork is stored in its original Heni packaging.

Damien Hirst, born in 1965, emerged as a prominent artist in the late 1980s and 1990s, notably as a Young British Artist and Turner Prize winner. Challenging artistic and market norms, he sold over 200 pieces directly to the public in a 2008 Sotheby’s auction, earning £111 million. Hirst’s thought-provoking works explore life, death, and religion, featuring animals in formaldehyde and the diamond-encrusted human skull “For The Love Of God” adorned with 8,601 diamonds.

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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst, who grew up in Leeds, was born in Bristol, England, in 1965, He moved to London In 1984 and worked in a construction firm before obtaining BA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths school between 1986 and 1989. He got the Turner Prize award in 1995.

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