Vicarious Music & Media

Damien Hirst: Diamond covered skull

Art

British artist, Damien Hirst, has taken the 18th century skull of a 35-year-old man and covered it in 8,601 pave-set diamonds. The work is currently being shown at The White Cube gallery in London. The piece cost an estimated $28 million to create.

It will go on sale for a staggering $100 million and if it sells it will become the most expensive piece of art sold by a living artist.

0 Responses to Damien Hirst: Diamond covered skull

Leave a Reply to Anonymous Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>