News: Damien Hirst Raises 111.5 Million Pounds, Shattering Sales Records at Sotheby’s, London

Damien Hirst, the Young British Artist has smashed the $20 million dollar record for an auction of works of a single artist set in 1993 for 88 works by Pablo Picasso.

The 2-day auction that ended today has raised 111.5 million pounds, a feat even more impressive considering the world’s economic issues at this moment. It seems that contemporary art is still selling regardless of the current economic climate.Damien Hirst, The Kingdom, 2008

Damien Hirst, The Kingdom, 2008