According to Damien Hirst, You Can’t Make Art Without Money

artnet News | Henri Neuendorf:

Damien Hirst equated money to “love and death” insisting that it is “something you need to respect,” and that “you can’t make art without somehow taking it on board.” Speaking to the BBC in a joint interview with Jeff Koons ahead of the American artist’s exhibition at Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, in Vauxhall, south London, the bad boy of British art addressed a question on whether money obscured artistic creation… Read more

Image: Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst were speaking with the BBC. Photo: Film still via the BBC