Exhibitions: Les Fleurs du Mal
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Nahmad Contemporary Gallery,
3 March 2016 –
9 April 2016
Fly painting included in New York exhibition exploring the influence of Gustave Moreau on modern art.
© Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2016
'Les Fleurs du Mal' at Nahmad Contemporary in New York, features the work of nineteenth century Symbolist, Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), alongside works by modern and contemporary artists. The exhibition presents Moreau as a pivotal figure in the rise and development of Modernism and intends to shed light on those who continue to challenge and shift its path today.
Hirst's fly painting 'Leprosy' (2003) hangs alongside works by artists including Balthus, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Henri Matisse, Francis Picabia as well as contemporary artists George Condo, John Currin, Wade Guyton, Elizabeth Peyton and Richard Prince.