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This perspex "spot" sculpture was commissioned by the fine art shipper Cadogan Tate as their Christmas present for their VIP clients. The work commissioned in an edition of 1700.

First exhibited in 1988, the “Spot” works, also known as the “Pharmaceutical Paintings” have become one of the art world’s most recognizable, classic images and they define the way much of our culture views contemporary and conceptual art. Initially conceived as a scientific approach to painting much like the drug companies’ scientific approach to life. As the series evolved, Hirst began to discover an intriguing link between painting, and psychological mood.

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Provenance:
  • Private Collection, UK
  • Pickup Location: United Kingdom
  • Shipping Dimensions: 3 x 2.6 in. (7.62 x 6.6 cm.)
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