How Damien Hirst staged his comeback with sunken treasures in Venice
Karen Wright | The Independent | 12th April 2017
For some time Damien Hirst’s reputation has been slipping as have prices for his work. No surprise then that his huge new show is described as a “comeback”. Is the art any good? Some critics call the work a “wreck”, others are more positive. Misgivings abound. Says one: “It takes genius to push kitsch to the point where it becomes sublime”. More images are here and a short video (3 min) here.