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Damien Hirst kicks off latest mega art sale

Jan 12, 2012
British artist Hirst made millions in a 2008 auction. His latest marketing drive features a global gallery sale of his “Spot Paintings.”
An employee looks at the artwork 'Hydroquinone, 2006', part of the artist Damien Hirst's exhibition 'The Complete Spot Paintings' at the Gagosian Gallery on Jan. 12, 2012 in London, England. The exhibition is taking place in 11 locations across the world, with more than 300 paintings created by the artist lent to the Gargosian gallery by private individuals and public institutions.
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