The sculpture forms part of Hirst’s “Natural

Damien Hirst Unveils Gilded Woolly Mammoth Skeleton with ‘Gone but not Forgotten’

Damien Hirst presents monclerdownjacket the gilded skeleton of a three-meter tall woolly mammoth, in a colossal cheap moncler coats steel and glass vitrine. The sculpture forms part of Hirst’s “Natural History” series, which he began in the early 1990s, with work moncler outlet including the shark in formaldehyde, The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind cheap moncler of Someone Living. The unique piece was donated by cheap moncler sale the artist and will be auctioned off at Cinema Against Aids. Hirst explained of the piece: “The mammoth comes from a time and place that we cannot moncler outlet sale ever fully understand. Despite its scientific reality, moncler outlet store it cheap moncler outlet has attained an almost mythical status and I wanted to moncler sale play moncler sale outlet with these ideas of legend, history and science by gilding the skeleton and placing it within a cheap moncler jackets monolithic gold tank. It’s such an absolute expression of mortality, but I’ve decorated it to the point where it’s monlcer down jackets become monclerdownjacket moncler mens jackets something else, I’ve pitched everything I can against death to buy moncler jackets create moncler outlet online something more hopeful, it is Gone but not Forgotten.” A time-lapse film of the fabrication of the work can be viewed on Hirst’s official website.Source:Selectism.

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