The Quay Restaurant

A selection of Hirst works are on display in the Devon restaurant part-owned by the artist.

1 April 2012 – 1 January 2014
Solo Exhibition, The Quay Restaurant
Illfracombe, Devon, United Kingdom

British Design 1948 – 2012: Innovation in the Modern Age

Celebrating the best of post-war art and design, the exhibition includes an installation of pieces from Hirst’s restaurant venture Pharmacy.

31 March 2012 – 12 August 2012
Group Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum
London, United Kingdom


An exhibition of new inkjet and foil block prints depicting some of Hirst’s most enduring subjects.

30 March 2012 – 28 April 2012
Solo Exhibition, Paul Stolper Gallery
London, United Kingdom

Art and Press

A large group exhibition exploring the use of newspaper as an artistic medium.

23 March 2012 – 24 June 2012
Group Exhibition, Martin-Gropius-Bau
Berlin, Germany

Brucennial 2012

29 February 2012 – 1 April 2012
Group Exhibition, The Bruce High Quality Foundation
New York, United States

Made in Britain: Modern Art from the British Council Collection

A touring exhibition created in partnership with the Sichuan Provincial Museum, Xi'an Art Museum, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Suzhou Museum.

15 February 2012 – 22 April 2012
Group Exhibition, Benaki Museum
Athens, Greece

Damien Hirst: The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011

Conceived as a single exhibition, Gagosian Gallery presented ‘The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011’ across locations in: New York (Madison Avenue, West 24th Street, West 21st Street); Beverly Hills; London (Britannia Street, Davies Street); Paris; Rome; Geneva; Athens and Hong Kong in a show of unprecedented scale.

12 January 2012 – 17 March 2012
Solo Exhibition, Gagosian Gallery, eleven locations worldwide
, United Kingdom

Collection Platform 2: Circulation

29 October 2011 – 1 April 2012
Group Exhibition, PinchukArtCentre
Kiev, Ukraine

Structure and Absence

To inaugurate White Cube's new Bermondsey Street Gallery, Hirst works were presented as part of a group exhibition organised around Chinese scholar’s rocks.

12 October 2011 – 27 November 2011
Group Exhibition, White Cube, Bermondsey
London, United Kingdom

O'Clock: time design, design time

11 October 2011 – 8 January 2012
Group Exhibition, Triennale di Milano
Milan, Italy