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10.11.12 Marina Galperina

Big deal artist Damien Hirst continues to troll the Art World with his latest exclusive Hirst ™ trinket — a trashcan, pardon, “rubbish bin” — from Vipp, a luxury trashcan manufacturer. The shiny limited edition garbage buckets are priced at $595 a pop sold only at the Astrup Fearnley Museet. They’re riddled with spots. You know the ones. Oh, […]

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02.08.12 Marina Galperina

And now, the burn we’ve all been waiting for: Legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who has been painting polka-dots since before Damien Hirst was born, comments on the hated “Spot” mania. Let’s get ready to oooooh… […]

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01.02.12 Marina Galperina

Here’s a typical “Australian domestic environment,” recreated in a gallery space in Brisbane with “locally sourced furniture and ornamentation” painted all white. Here’s a typical “Australian domestic environment” getting swarmed and engfuled with thousands of bright stickers, courtesy of little visitors to The Obliteration Room. […]

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Marina Galperina

Here’s a typical “Australian domestic environment,” recreated in a gallery space in Brisbane with “locally sourced furniture and ornamentation” painted all white. Here’s a typical “Australian domestic environment” getting swarmed and engfuled with thousands of bright stickers, courtesy of little visitors to The Obliteration Room. […]

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12.14.11 Marina Galperina

Back in 2008, ingenious plagiarist, snatch decorator, and hobbyist drug counselor Damien Hirst declared that he shall no longer be making candy-color dot paintings. Panic ensued. In a 2-day Sotheby’s grab-a-thon, 21,000 visitors swiftly rushed to buy up hundreds of Hirst-works for $200.7 million (cha-ching), especially those rare, extinct dots because there isn’t going to […]

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