Butterflies YBA Damien Hirst’s work has generated enormous... August 21 2013



Butterflies

YBA Damien Hirst’s work has generated enormous controversy in large part due to its morbidity and his fascination with medicine, which is evident in several of his series: the encased dead animals in various states of preservation, the incorporation of butterfly wings into stained glass-like images, cabinets filled with pharmaceuticals, and diamond-encrusted skulls.