The Artist Birthday Series

Damien Hirst

Today’s Artist Birthday: Damien Hirst A successful and controversial artist, Damien Hirst was born in Bristol, England, on June 7, 1965. He emerged as a leading figure in the Young British Artists movement in the late 1980s and 1990s. His works, which include dead animal displays and spin-art paintings, have sold for exceptionally high prices.… Read More Damien Hirst

The Artist Birthday Series

Helen Chadwick

Today’s Artist Birthday: Helen Chadwick Helen Chadwick (18 May 1953 โ€“ 15 March 1996) was a British sculptor, photographer and installation artist, whose untimely death stunned everyone she knew. In 1987, she became one of the first women artists to be nominated for The Turner Prize. Chadwick was known for challenging stereotypical perceptions of the… Read More Helen Chadwick