His far-famed shark with its pretentious title, The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, is “nature” for those who have no conception of nature, in whose life nature plays no real part except as a shallow emblem, a still from Jaws. It might have had a little more point if Hirst had caught it himself.

Robert Hughes, explaining why he has taken a stand against Damien Hirst’s ‘simple-minded’ works (The Guardian)

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~ by The Gallery Goddess on February 27, 2012.

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