An interview with Damien Hirst

Alastair Sooke talks to Damien Hirst about the ideas behind some of his most famous sculptures. Hirst explains that pieces like 'The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living' and 'For the Love of God' were designed to confront people with real fears. He describes how death in real life is a ‘dull fact’, but art can turn death into a 'celebration'.

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Role Contributor
Series ProducerMark Halliley
PresenterAlastair Sooke
DirectorMark Halliley
Executive ProducerJonty Claypole
PresenterAlastair Sooke

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