spin painting, acrylic on paper, signature stamp (verso), 20-1/2 × 20-1/2 in (52 × 52 cm).
Created to celebrate the opening of Damien Hirst's Requiem at the Pinchuk Art Centre Ukraine, April 25-26th 2009, with DH blind stamp/signature stamp & filing stamps from Ukraine on the verso.
Please note that this work and others from the aforementioned occasion were created with public collaboration.
Mint as issued.
These psychedelic compositions that harken back to his youth in the 1960s, as “childish…in the positive sense of the word.” By the mid 1990s, spin paintings formed an integral part of his work and a spin machine in his Berlin studio allowed him to further play with the process. Since then, his spinning works have become as iconic as his meticulous “spot” paintings.