Monday, 26 May 2014

Hirst at Cannes

This 10,000-year-old mammoth skeleton clad in steel and gilded by Damien Hirst's workers, entitled Gone But Not Forgotten, was one of three alleged artworks Moneybags donated to Amfar's annual fundraiser for AIDs research at the Cannes Film Festival. It fetched £8.9m, an impulse purchase by Ukrainian businessman Leonard Blavatnik, who doesn't know what he's going to do with it. Give it to President Putin, Leonard. Sharon Stone has been hosting this charity auction for an unbelievable 20 years, since it began, in fact (CLICK).


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