The Agony and the Ecstasy: Selected Works from 1989 - 2004

‘The Agony and the Ecstasy’ was Hirst’s first retrospective exhibition. Forty-five works, dating from 1989 to 2004, were presented at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples.

31 October 2004 – 31 January 2005
Solo Exhibition, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Naples, Italy
 

Pharmacy Auction

After the closure of Pharmacy Restaurant & Bar (1997-2003), Sotheby’s hosted a comprehensive auction of the contents of the Notting Hill restaurant designed by Hirst.

15 October 2004 – 18 October 2004
Solo Exhibition, Sotheby's
London, United Kingdom
 

Paper Democracy. Contemporary Art in Editions on Paper

23 September 2004 – 30 December 2004
Group Exhibition, Edifício Cultura Inglesa
São Paulo, Brazil
 

Intra-muros

26 June 2004 – 14 November 2004
Group Exhibition, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain
Nice, France
 

Works and Days: Acquisitions for the Louisiana Collection 2000-2004

23 June 2004 – 22 August 2004
Group Exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Humlebæk, Denmark
 

Monument To Now

22 June 2004 – 31 December 2004
Group Exhibition, Nea Ionia Exhibition Space, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
Athens, Greece
 

Summer Exhibition

8 June 2004 – 16 August 2004
Group Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts
London, United Kingdom
 

Den Haag Sculpture Project: Giants

4 June 2004 – 12 September 2004
Group Exhibition, Gemeente Den Haag
Hague, Netherlands
 

Symbolic Space

1 June 2004
Group Exhibition, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
New York, United States
 

Is One Thing Better Than Another

16 May 2004 – 17 July 2004
Group Exhibition, Galerie Aurel Scheibler
Cologne, Germany