Sunday, 22 June 2008
ART + CAPITAL = SPECTACLE
Patti Smith, b. 1946, playing at Philips de Pury London on Sunday.
On the background Damien Hirst, b. 1965, The Importance of Elsewhere-The Kindgdom of Heaven, 2006, butterflies and household gloss paint on canvas, 292 x 243.9 cm. (115x96 in). Signed twice, titled and dated 'Damien Hirst The Kingdom of Heaven 2006' on the reverse.
Estimated auction price £1,500,000-2,500,000
Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills
Exhibited Los Angeles, Gagosian Gallery, Damien Hirst-Superstition, 22 February-5 April 2007