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Diamond-skull

Damien Hirst, For the Love of God (2007)

Works of art that use crystals, jewels, and diamonds:

  • Jaroslav Kysa, Alchemy inside of you (2011)
  • Alexis Arnold, Post Mortem (2011): part of series of books crystalized in Borax crystals.
  • Roger Hiorns, Seizure (2008)
  • Toril Johannessen, Variable Stars (2009)
  • Jeroen Jongeleen, influenza / city jewels (1998-2007)
  • Damien Hirst, For the Love of God (2007)
  • Jill Magid, Auto Portrait Pending (2005): the artist entered into a contract with a US-based diamond company, Life Gem, that upon her death it would transform the carbon from her cremated remains into a one-carat diamond. The link above shows the diamond she exhibited in her exhibition at the Centre d’Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona as a "preview" of what she will become after she dies
  • Nicola Bolla, Vanitas (Teschio) (2006): Swarovski crystals