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Exclusive: documentary on 'Relics' exhibition available to watch in full

16 January 2014

The 26 minute film includes an insight into some of Hirst's most iconic works, as well as exclusive interviews with the artist and key figures from the contemporary art world.

Visitors to 'Relics' view Hirst's work, 'The Immortal' (1997 - 2005)

© Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014

The documentary – made by Oxford Film and Television and narrated by David Thewlis – tells the story of Damien Hirst’s first solo exhibition in the Middle East, ('Relics', QMA, Doha: 10 October 2013 – 22 January 2014). The film charts the monumental preparations the exhibition required, and investigates a selection of the artist’s key works including 'Leviathan': Hirst's largest ever shark sculpture, unveiled for the first time in Doha. Containing compelling footage of some of the most iconic artworks of our time, it also includes exclusive interviews with Damien himself, as well as key figures from the contemporary art world and those involved in the staging of Hirst's largest ever retrospective.

Watch 'Relics' below and browse our video section for other films relating to Hirst and his work.

'Relics'

Film © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. / Qatar Museums Authority, All Rights Reserved

Artwork © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014

Duration: 26:02

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/83604013