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Hirst, the Art Darling of Forgers

The subject of mega-millionaire artist Damien Hirst divides people into camps. Some  love him for trumping Jeff Koons in controversial inventiveness and others loathe his commercialism and exploitation of animals, such as the notorious cow’s head suspended in formaldehyde (“Out...

Hirst, the Art Darling of Forgers

The subject of mega-millionaire artist Damien Hirst divides people into camps. Some  love him for trumping Jeff Koons in controversial inventiveness and others loathe his commercialism and exploitation of animals, such as the notorious cow’s head suspended in formaldehyde (“Out...

Laguna Men Arrested in Suspected Art Fraud

Two Laguna Beach residents were arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit Damien Hirst art works to international customers online, police announced Thursday. The victims identified in the investigation claimed to have purchased pieces of Damien Hirst artwork via eBay or auction...