‘Still’ was Hirst’s earliest solo show at White Cube gallery, then based in Jay Jopling’s first exhibition space at Duke Street, London.
In 1995 Hirst won the second Eliette von Karajan Prize for young artists on the recommendation of Georg Baselitz.
Hirst presented his installation ‘A Good Environment for Coloured Monochrome Paintings’ (1994) as part of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship he was awarded in 1994.
The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh hosted Hirst’s installation piece ‘A Bad Environment for White Monochrome Painting’ (1993).
‘Making beautiful drawings: an installation’ was an exhibition of 37 pen, ink or pencil drawings made with a spin machine which incorporated a drill.
Milwaukee Art Museum exhibited two Hirst works in a solo show of 1994.
Damien Hirst: The Acquired Inability to Escape / The Acquired Inability to Escape, Inverted and Divided and Other Works
In 1993 Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, presented a collection of new Hirst works from a variety of series.
For Hirst’s first exhibition in Los Angeles, the Regens Project gallery presented a collection of ‘Visual Candy’ paintings, with a number of small ‘Natural History’ pieces.
Hirst’s installation ‘Pharmacy’ (1992) was presented for the first time at Cohen Gallery, New York.
In 1992, young gallerists excluded from Cologne Art Fair established an alternative venue, ‘Unfair’, in a disused factory in the city.