Damien Hirst’s “Spin AK47 for Peace Day”
Damien Hirst has teamed up with global peace organization Peace One Day to great effect by applying his signature spin technique to one of the most deadliest weapons, the AK47. Created with the intention to raise finances for the organization while also creating awareness for Peace Day, which was celebrated on September 21. Amongst the other artists to interpret the firearm for the auction at Howick Place in London on October 4 include Charming Baker, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Mat Collishaw, Jeremy Deller, Nancy Fouts, Ryan Gander, Douglas Gordon, Antony Gormley, Gary Hume, Jim Lambie, Langlands & Bell, Sarah Lucas, Antony Micallef, Harland Miller, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Marc Quinn, Stuart Semple, Laila Shawa, Bran Symondson, SamTaylor-Wood, Gavin Turk and Rebecca Warren.
Thanks to Arrested Motion for the info.