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Friday, November 7, 2008

Works of Controversial Artist Damien Hirst on Display at MCA Denver

British artist Damien Hirst is perhaps best known for preserving animals in formaldehyde. Ryan Warner speaks with Cydney Payton, who just stepped down as executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.

Damien Hirst | Saint Sebastian, Exquisite Pain, 2007

Glass, steel, bullock, arrows, crossbow bolts and formaldehyde solution
126 5/8 x 61 5/16 x 61 5/16 inches (321.6 x 155.8 x 155.8 cm)
Courtesy of the Goss-Michael Foundation and the Artist.
Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates.
Copyright Damien Hirst.

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