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.

1 April 2010 – 30 September 2010
Solo Exhibition, Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Monte Carlo, Monaco


27 March 2010 – 12 September 2010
Group Exhibition, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Århus, Denmark

C’est la vie: Vanités de Caravage à Damien Hirst

3 March 2010 – 28 June 2010
Group Exhibition, Musée Maillol
Paris, France

Crash: Homage to JG Ballard

11 February 2010 – 1 April 2010
Group Exhibition, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street
London, United Kingdom

End of An Era

‘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.

30 January 2010 – 6 March 2010
Solo Exhibition, Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue
New York , United States

BAROCK – Art, Science, Faith and Technology in the Contemporary Age

13 December 2009 – 5 April 2009
Group Exhibition, MADRE
Naples, Italy

Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love

28 November 2009 – 28 February 2010
Group Exhibition, Mori Art Museum
Tokyo, Japan

Nothing Matters

In an exhibition staged across White Cube’s premises in both Mason’s Yard and Hoxton Square, Hirst presented nineteen new works from the ‘Blue Paintings’ series.

25 November 2009 – 30 January 2010
Solo Exhibition, White Cube, Hoxton Square and Mason Yard
London, United Kingdom


In conjunction with Tate Connects, an initiative established in 2008 to develop partnerships between Tate and other UK galleries, the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, presented Hirst’s installation piece from the Tate collection, ‘Pharmacy’ (1992).

24 October 2009 – 7 March 2010
Solo Exhibition, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Gateshead, United Kingdom

No Love Lost

‘No Love Lost’ was the first UK exhibition of Hirst’s series of oil on canvas works collectively entitled the ‘Blue Paintings’.

14 October 2009 – 24 January 2010
Solo Exhibition, The Wallace Collection
London, United Kingdom