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Damien Hirst, L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018

Artist: Damien Hirst (1965 - )
Title:L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018
Medium:Woodcut in colors on Somerset paper
Image:46 7/16 in x 33 3/4 in (117.9 cm x 85.7 cm)
Sheet:46 7/16 in x 33 3/4 in (117.9 cm x 85.7 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 55 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-7566

Historical Description

Chic and simplistic, Damien Hirst’s L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018 is a vibrant and eye-catching grid of colored dots in a rectangular field of white. Eight columns and eleven 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 an amino acid . L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018 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 2018, this woodcut in colors on Somerset paper is hand-signed by Damien Hirst in pencil in the lower right image and numbered from the edition of 55 in pencil on the reverse.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Damien Hirst L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018 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 L-Isoleucine Methyl Ester, 2018 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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