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Hirst, Damien, born 1965

Theories, models, methods, approaches, assumptions, results and findings : Volume 1 / Damien Hirst.

New York : Gagosian Gallery, c2000.
Physical Description:
156 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.H57 T54 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gagosian Gallery
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"Designed by Jason Beard at Barnbrook. Edited by Damien Hirst, Jason Beard. Photography: Mike Parsons."--Title page verso.
With contributions by Gordon Burn and George Poste.
Includes essays reprinted from the Journal of clinical forensic medicine.
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition: Theories, models, methods, assumptions, results and findings. Damien Hirst. Gagosian Gallery ... September 23-December 16, 2000."--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy in printed slipcase. For more information, see object file.
Subject Terms:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Biology in art.
Forensic sciences.
Gagosian Gallery -- Exhibitions.
Hirst, Damien -- Exhibitions.
Installations (Art)
Medicine in art.
Science in art.
Livres d'artistes.
Beard, Jason.
Burn, Gordon, 1948-2009.
Poste, George.
Gagosian Gallery.

  • 1. The hay smells different to the lovers than to the horses / Gordon Burn
  • 2. The epidemiology of violence. An unreasonable fear of death and dying
  • 3. The role of an operating microscope in medico-legal practice
  • 4. Examination and significance of 'tied up' dead bodies
  • 5. Identification of human remains: forensic radiology
  • 6. Eight cases of suicide by self-cutting or self-stabbing
  • 7. Determining the true cause of death in a dermatological disaster
  • 8. Artefact in forensic medicine: non-missile penetrating injuries. From the cradle to the grave
  • 9. Cardiotoxic mechanisms and interrelationships of cocaine
  • 10. Revealing reality within a body of imaginary things / George Poste. Venoms
  • 11. The pattern of homicidal slash/chop injuries. The Last Supper
  • 12. Observations on fatal injuries to the brain stem and/or upper cervical spinal cord.
  • 13. Medico-legal death investigations in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Extract from a conversation with Dr. Gordon Lebrun.

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