When he opened his private museum, the Newport Street Gallery, Damien Hirst wanted to showcase his 3,000-piece art collection, nicknamed Murderme. For the newest exhibition at the space, titled “True Colours: Helen Beard/Sadie Laska/Boo Saville,” the artist added another 21 works to his holdings, commissioning three emerging artists to make new paintings for the occasion.
In preparation for the show, Hirst invited Saville and Beard to work in his studios in Gloucester and Peckham. This afforded both artists the opportunity to make their biggest works to date. Read more