Damien Hirst: 'New Religion'  
Damien Hirst: 'New Religion'
The National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

18 October- 2 December 2012

The National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

The eternal themes of mortality and faith, combined with a fascination with science and technology, have been central to the practice of Damien Hirst(b. 1965) since he first came to prominence a quarter of a century ago. These preoccupations converge in New Religion (2005), a large-scale installation which juxtaposes religious imagery with the clinical beauty of pharmaceuticals and the brutal realism of medical procedure.

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