Damien Hirst Creates Stunning Aerial Views of Cities Around the World Using Surgical Tools
Renowned British artist Damien Hirst recently unveiled a new collection of paintings titled "Black Scalpel Cityscapes". Described by the artist as ‘portraits of living cities’, the paintings are made up of vast numbers of surgical instruments that are carefully arranged to create stunning bird’s-eye views of urbanised areas from around the world. Manmade features and natural elements such as buildings, rivers and roads are depicted using are depicted in scalpels as well as razor blades, hooks, iron filings and safety-pins, all set against black backgrounds. "Black Scalpel Cityscapes" is on view at White Cube in São Paolo through January 31st.