Damien Hirst — The Elusive Truth, New Paintings – Signed – Limited Edition

Book: 45.5 x 30cm
Box: 61.5 x 46 x 4 cm
Edition of 450
Leather cover
embossed printed plastic tip-in on cover
22 die-cuts and 31 tipped in plates
Stainless Steel Box
33 colour illustrations
Text by J.G. Ballard and Damien Hirst
(lease) price on request

This is a signed limited edition of 450. It is leather bound and comes in a specially made steel box with a biohazard symbol etched on the cover. This large-format catalogue illustrates the complete paintings featured in Damien Hirst’s 2005 Gagosian Gallery, New York exhibition, The Elusive Truth. The book includes full colour reproductions on hand-tipped plates, a raised plastic cover displaying the painting Dissection Table with Tools (2003-4), a short story entitled The Intensive Care Unit by J.G. Ballard and die-cut windows that highlight details from the paintings. Damien Hirst has written quotes to accompany each painting throughout the catalogue.