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Lived/Active: England/United States      Known for: conceptual life and death themed installations

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BIOGRAPHY for Damien Hirst
1965 (Bristol, England)
England/United States

Self portrait - Self-portrait with bracelet, 2000

Often Known For
conceptual life and death themed installations

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Damien Hirst is known for his conceptual works with medical, pharmaceutical, animal and life-cycle themes.  His unique installations, often noted for their shock arousal, first got public attention in the 1990s, when he became part of a group of avant-garde men and women known as 'Young British Artists'.  From the 1990s, his reputation has grown to international recognition, especially from 1994 with a one-person exhibition titled "Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away".  During this sho (showing 500 of 7397 characters).

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