Damien Hirst, Mickey Mouse, 2012. Household gloss paint on canvas. Hirst was asked by Disney for his take on Mickey Mouse. The painting was auctioned off by Christie's in February 2014 for a children's charity Hirst supports.
GlassLdC Flash: Damien Hirst kills 9,000 butterflies in the name of art. Hirst's exhibit titled "In and Out of Love" featured live butterflies which were replaced by the 400 weekly. Butterflies are such wonderful animals, they should not have been massacred for the sake of art. #cruel