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Damien Hirst Large Vitrine Work Unicorn to Go on Display at Tate St Ives this Autumn

August 10, 2009

From artdaily.org:

Damien Hirst Large Vitrine Work Unicorn to Go on Display at Tate St Ives this Autumn    

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Displayed in the Heron Mall, the dramatic first gallery at Tate St Ives, The Child’s Dream 2008 will create a magical beginning to the group exhibition, The Dark Monarch, which takes its title from the infamous 1962 book by St Ives artist Sven Berlin. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain.

 LONDON. Tate announced yesterday that Damien Hirst’s large vitrine work, The Child’s Dream 2008, will go on show at Tate St Ives this autumn. The work, which comprises a ‘unicorn’ in a gold-plated vitrine of formaldehyde, will be one of the highlights of the exhibition The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art opening on 10 October 2009. The Child’s Dream 2008 has never been displayed in the UK before. It will also be the first time a major Hirst piece has been shown in the South West, home to the artist. …More

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