Conceived for the Halle 12 in Spinnerai, ‘Imperium’ was a major curatorial event in which the influence of Mexican culture on contemporary art was examined.

30 April 2009 – 30 May 2009
Group Exhibition, Galeria Hilario Galguera
Leipzig, Germany


‘Requiem’, a combined retrospective and exhibition of new works, was one of Hirst’s largest shows to date.

25 April 2009 – 20 September 2009
Solo Exhibition, PinchukArtCentre
Kiev, Ukraine

Passports: Great Early Buys from the British Council Collection

5 April 2009 – 14 June 2009
Group Exhibition, Whitechapel Art Gallery
London, United Kingdom

Damien Hirst

In 2009 Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, presented a survey of Hirst’s work from a selection of series.

25 March 2009 – 25 April 2009
Solo Exhibition, Leeahn Gallery
Daegu, Korea

Damien Hirst: Artist Rooms

This ‘ARTIST ROOMS’ exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland included important works from a cross-section of Hirst's series.

14 March 2009 – 8 November 2009
Solo Exhibition, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Edinburgh, United Kingdom


14 March 2009 – 9 May 2009
Group Exhibition, Galleria Marabini
Bologna, Italy

Spridd isolerad konst (Scattered and Isolated Art)

28 February 2009 – 17 May 2009
Group Exhibition, Kalmar Art Museum
Kalmar, Sweden

Drei. Das Triptychon In Der Moderne

7 February 2009 – 14 June 2009
Group Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Stuttgart, Germany

Art, Price and Value – Contemporary art and the market

14 November 2008 – 11 January 2009
Group Exhibition, Palazzon Strozzi
Florence, Italy

For the Love of God

Hirst’s diamond skull ‘For the Love of God’ (2007, was exhibited for the second time at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, for six weeks.

1 November 2008 – 15 December 2008
Solo Exhibition, Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam, Netherlands