Damien Hirst

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Christian Louboutin: “I had to go to pubs all over London searching for Guinness cans without green paint.”

The shoemaker to the rich and famous, finds inspiration in childhood, conversation, collecting... and guinness beer cans When Christian Loubouti(...)

 Frank Dunphy and Damien Hirst. Dunphy revolutionised the London art market and turned Damien Hirst into a multimillionaire. Photograph: Billy Farrell/Getty Images

It had somehow escaped me until he died recently that one of the most influential people in the so-called Britart movement was a Dubliner and the son (...)

Frank Dunphy and  Damien Hirst attend The Opening of “Damien Hirst: The Elusive Truth”  in New York City in 2005. Photograph: Billy Farrell/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Frank Dunphy, who has died aged 82, was the business brain behind the multimillion-pound career of the artist Damien Hirst. A garrulous working-class (...)

“Cool Edge” by Bridget Riley is expected to fetch betwee £800,000 and £1.2 million

Struggling airline British Airways is planning to raise more than $1 million (€878,000) from the sale of paintings and prints from its corporate art c(...)

Celtic Cross in a West of Ireland Landscape by Paul Henry sold for €105,000 through Morgan O’Driscoll

Morgan O’Driscoll ’s Irish and international art this week was a good litmus test for the online auction market in the current health crisis. The res(...)

Michel Cohen: A mathematical memory for auction valuations

Perhaps The $50m Art Swindle (BBC Two, Monday, 9pm) made for a zippier title, but Michel Cohen, the French art dealer who defrauded his US colleagues (...)

Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant. They wanted Alan Rickman as male lead

Twenty-five years ago this, um, ah… month, one of the most… I suppose, erm, influential British films ever was… well, not to put to fine a point on it(...)

Daniel Macdonald’s’ Returning From Cork Fair

Along with iBangles, Fitbits and USB earrings, the latest craze from the world of gadget jewellery are smart rings that tell the time and monitor hear(...)

Life cast Masks of David Bowie by Joe Murray (€500-€700), Morgan O’Driscoll.

Although the Irish art market appears to be heading towards recovery since the economic crash, it still remains a fickle world. Take, for example, Flo(...)

George Michael at the Royal Albert Hall in 2012. Photograph: Samir Hussein/Redferns via Getty Images

The art collection of George Michael – the late singer, songwriter and music producer, is on an extensive world tour, including an exhibition in China(...)

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