One of the most famous and scandalous modern artists Damien Hirst has opened a full-scale exhibition called “Requiem”, a major retrospective of over 100 works dating from 1990 to 2008 in Kyiv’s PinchukArtCentre. The exhibition is being opened from 25 April till 20 September 2009. The day before opening a vernissage was held.
The artists Andreas Gursky, Jeff Koons, Michael Craig-Martin, Hirst’s teacher from Goldsmith College and director of Arken Museum Nicholas Serota, the founder of “Garage” Center Of Modern Culture Dasha Zhukova came to congratulate Hirst with his the most large-scale project.
Included among the guests were a number of famous persons such as the director of Venice Biennale 53rd International Art Exhibition Daniel Birnbaum, famous actor Daniel Craig, art critic Francesco Bonami, the musician of ‘The Clash’ Paul Simonon, film director Baillie Walsh and others.