Yesterday’s News Today
On this day in 1965 the artist Damian Hirst was born. In the 90s Hirst sparked off controversy by displaying various animals that had been dissected and preserved in formaldehyde as art, the resulting pieces having sold for several thousands of pounds.
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Hirst also directed the video for Blur's “Country House” which went on to define the look for most other 'brit pop' videos that were to follow: