January 11, 2011

Hirst's Heaven

To create For Heaven's Sake, Hirst reportedly made a mold of a baby skull from a 19th century pathology collection he'd acquired, cast the form in platinum, and encrusted it with 8,000 diamonds.

Previous posts on Hirst here.

UPDATE: At right, competition (from Obvious Winner, via Geekology and Boing Boing; thanks Ben!):

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