William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

The Dead Teach the Living exhibition features the premiere of Damien Hirst's Necromancer at the Hunterian Museum!

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William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living
About William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

This new exhibition features the premiere of Damien Hirst's Necromancer (2004) plus objects and artworks that explore the historical and contemporary connections between art and science.

William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living also features rarely seen items from the collections of Hunterian founder Dr William Hunter, plus plus new works by artists Scott Rogers and Catherine Street.

The exhibition is curated by students from the MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) programme, established jointly between the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art.

Necromancer comes from the private collection of renowned art dealer, collector and curator Anthony d’Offay.

Part of the Glasgow International Festival 2016.

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