In 2008, Anthony d’Offay, with the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund and the Scottish and British UK Governments, gifted a large collection of contemporary art jointly to Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland. The collection as a whole is known as ‘ARTIST ROOMS’, with individual ‘Rooms’ being devoted to specific artists.
L & M Gallery’s exhibition of eighteen early ‘Medicine Cabinets’ brought together important works from one of Hirst’s most iconic series.
‘For the Love of God’ (2007) was exhibited for the third time at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.
In 2010 Gagosian Gallery presented a selection of twelve works from two series of Hirst paintings.
In 2010 Hirst exhibited 120 foilblock butterfly prints at Paul Stolper Gallery.
In 2010 Galeria Hilario Galguera presented a selection of 39 ‘Blue Paintings’.
To mark the centenary of the foundation of the Musée Océanographique a survey of works spanning the breadth of Hirst’s career were exhibited on the invitation of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and HRH the Princess of Hanover.
‘End of an Era’, Gagosian Gallery’s eighth solo Damien Hirst show, featured a new selection of works contributing to the ‘Natural History’, diamond cabinet, and ‘Fact’ painting series.