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Damien Hirst, Flumequine, 2007

Artist: Damien Hirst (1965 - )
Title:Flumequine, 2007
Medium:Etching with aquatint in colors on Hahnemühle paper
Image:55 1/4 in x 43 1/2 in (140.3 cm x 110.5 cm)
Sheet:55 1/4 in x 43 1/2 in (140.3 cm x 110.5 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil on the reverse.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Damien Hirst (Bristol,1965 - ) in pencil in the lower right image.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #W-7567

Historical Description

Chic and simplistic, Damien Hirst’s Flumequine, 2007 is a vibrant and eye-catching grid of colored dots in a rectangular field of white. Nine columns and twelve rows of these dots rendered in bright colors from across the color wheel are methodically placed evenly throughout the composition. Despite its joyful color palette, the work’s systematic arrangement gives it a clinical aura. This orderly quality is further suggested by the title of the piece, borrowed from the name of a synthetic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections . Flumequine, 2007  is a striking manifestation of Hirst’s exploration of color and experimentation with presenting them in an orderly, removed, yet undeniably beautiful way.

Created in 2007, this etching with aquatint in colors on Hahnemühle paper is hand-signed by Damien Hirst in pencil in the lower right image and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil on the reverse.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Damien Hirst Flumequine, 2007 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Damien Hirst Flumequine, 2007 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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