Damien Hirst wallpaper art causes sale dispute

Jess Simpson and Will Gompertz explain the dispute about a Damien Hirst painting

When Jess Simpson bought a house in London nearly ten years ago she was told that a painting on the wallpaper was by Damian Hirst.

She decided to frame it and now she wants to sell it. She has been talking to me about why Hirst's representatives are now demanding the piece is not sold.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 14 July.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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