Item description for The Elusive Truth by Damien Hirst...
This large-format book illustrates the complete paintings featured in Damien Hirst's recent New York exhibition 'The Elusive Truth'. The book includes full-colour reproductions on hand-tipped in plates, a raised plastic cover displaying the painting 'Two Pills' (2004), a characteristically disturbing short story entitled 'The Intensive Care Unit' by acclaimed writer J.G. Ballard and die-cut windows that highlight details from the paintings. Damien Hirst has written quotes to accompany each painting throughout the catalogue.
Damien Hirst's art takes on numerous forms. He tackles the big subjects of love, desire, life and death, and creates unavoidable sculptures and paintings that contain irony, wit and wisdom while questioning art's role in contemporary culture. 'The Elusive Truth', Hirst's recent exhibition of new work signals an exciting new direction in his work. Hardback with embossed printed plastic tip-in on cover 22 die-cuts and 31 tipped in plates.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 18.27" Width: 12.36" Height: 0.87" Weight: 5.51 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2008
Publisher Booth-Clibborn Editions
ISBN 1932598111 ISBN13 9781932598117
Availability 0 units.
More About Damien Hirst
Damien Hirst's wide-ranging practice - installations, sculpture, painting and drawing - has sought to challenge the boundaries between art, science and popular culture. His energy and inventiveness, and his consistently visceral, visually arresting work, has made him a leading artist of his generation.
Damien Hirst currently resides in Devon. Damien Hirst was born in 1965.