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Overkill: art rising from the dead

Things have gone rather quiet on the

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mortality front since queues stretched around the White Cube block in Mason’s Yard for a sight of Damien Hirst’s £50m sculpture For the Love 404 Not Found of God. In those days of skulls and diamonds, Paul Wilks wrote a letter to The Jackdaw lamenting the morbidity of contemporary art, wondering
why two horrific world wars […]