A child of 8 could be traded for that!

By Felix Salmon
November 12, 2009
custody of her 8-year-old daughter. Need I add that one of the Hirsts is entitled "In this terrible moment we are victims clinging helplessly to an environment that refuses to acknowledge the soul"?

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Talk about alternative asset classes: Venetia Kapernekas, a New York art dealer, has traded her claim to part-ownership of two Damien Hirst works in return for custody of her 8-year-old daughter. Need I add that one of the Hirsts is entitled “In this terrible moment we are victims clinging helplessly to an environment that refuses to acknowledge the soul”?

(Via Maneker)

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Wow, how sad for the daughter to be bandied about for art–even though it’s excellent art.