Hirshhorn Eye: Damien Hirst


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


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Hirshhorn Eye: Damien Hirst

Hirshhorn Eye (Hi for short) is a revolutionary new, in-gallery instant art guide that brings visitors face-to-face with artists by delivering compelling original videos through any visitor’s smartphone. To get started, simply enter hi.si.edu in your phone’s browser. As you move through the galleries, Hi uses the latest in image recognition technology to scan the art on view—from 3D sculpture to installation, even the D.C. skyline—to instantly unlock exclusive artist interviews and insights. This is an excerpt of Damien Hirst describing his work “The Asthmatic Escaped II” (1992), on view in “What Absence is Made Of.” Explore Hirshhorn Eye to watch more!

Video Duration:
28 sec