Friday, 6 July 2012

Damien Hirst Crystal Skull

So something I didnt mention in my last post, was the crystal skull which is titled "For the Love of God." The piece is made from an platinum cast of a human skull which is encrusted with 8,601 diamonds. The piece also contains human teeth.Unfortuanatly, this piece was returned back to its owner 1 week before I visited the Tate Modern.

Apparently, the inspiration for the title  comes from Hirst's mother who once said "For the love of god. What are you going to do next?"


For the Love of God 2007


For the Love of God 2007






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