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Art Exhibition, Thu 8 Aug - Sun 29 Sep 2019, free entry

Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst

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Two sculptures by Damien Hirst [https://yorkshire-sculpture.org/artists/damien-hirst/] will be on display in the city centre, positioned in well-known locations, making Yorkshire Sculpture International a key part of the Leeds city centre experience in summer 2019.

Standing at six metres high, the painted bronze sculpture _Hymn _(1999–2005), is a monumental reinterpretation of an educational anatomical model intended for use by children, in which a cross-section reveals the internal organs of the male torso.

_Anatomy of an Angel _(2008), will be on display in the Victoria Quarter arcade, in Leeds city centre. This marble work  references classical sculpture. As in _Hymn_, _The Virgin Mother _(2005–2006) and _Myth_ (2010) (on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park [https://yorkshire-sculpture.org/events/damien-hirst-ysp/]), the vital organs beneath the skin are exposed.

The display of these works in Leeds city centre is supported by Leeds Business Improvement District [https://www.leedsbid.co.uk/](LeedsBID) [https://www.leedsbid.co.uk/] and Victoria Leeds [https://www.victorialeeds.co.uk/].

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Dates Times
Thu 8 Aug - Sun 29 Sep 2019 00:00 to 00:00

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 8 Aug - Sun 29 Sep Damien Hirst
Sat 21 Sep A Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes
Sat 19 Oct A Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

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Yorkshire Sculpture International

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City Square,
Leeds,
LS1 1PL

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Map reference: SE 298333  Lat: 53.79595 Long: -1.54816

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station