This exercise asks us to watch/listen to a discussion from the Khan Academy on Damien Hirst’s shark in formaldehyde piece (here).
We are asked to make notes, paying particular attention to the following:
• the piece
• Hirst’s other work
• information on other artists whose work is concerned with mortality
• references to ‘time’
There is a transcript available under the video, so I won’t type up all of my notes, but I will mention the information relevant to the ideas above.
With relation to Hirst and the piece itself, a lot is said about … Read the rest