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2Hirst Death of God poster

Hirst death of god poster

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Damien Hirst (b.1965)

Death of God, Galeria Hilario Galguera

Lithographic poster printed in colours, 2006, signed in black felt tip pen, one of only 100 signed copies, on silk paper, published by Other Criteria, London, the full sheet printed to the edges, 595 x 840mm (23 3/8 x 33in) (unframed)

Hirst draws inspiration from the spiritual symbolisation of the butterfly, used since antiquity to represent Psyche, the soul and resurrection. For the artist, the butterfly, along with his reoccurring motif of the skull, represents the beauty, fleetingness and fragility of existence.

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Damien Hirst (b.1965)

Death of God, Galeria Hilario Galguera

Lithographic poster printed in colours, 2006, signed in black felt tip pen, one of only 100 signed copies, on silk paper, published by Other Criteria, London, the full sheet printed to the edges, 595 x 840mm (23 3/8 x 33in) (unframed)

Hirst draws inspiration from the spiritual symbolisation of the butterfly, used since antiquity to represent Psyche, the soul and resurrection. For the artist, the butterfly, along with his reoccurring motif of the skull, represents the beauty, fleetingness and fragility of existence.