Iopanoic Acid, 2011

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Data

Iopanoic Acid
2011
1829 x 3658 mm | 72 x 144 in
Household gloss on canvas
Image: Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012

Context

This Pharmaceutical spot painting depicts the starting and intermediate positions of the snooker balls in Ronnie O’Sullivan’s fastest ever 147 break (5 minutes, 20 seconds) in 1997. The spots replicate the size of snooker balls, the darker ones referencing the balls starting positions.