Born in Bristol, England in 1965, Damien Hirst studied at Goldsmith's College. In 1988 he curated the now renowned exhibition, Freeze, held in London. In 1991 he had his first solo exhibition in London, entitled "In and Out of Love", and the following year he was a major part of the groundbreaking Young British Artists exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery. He was awarded the prestigious Tate Gallery Turner Prize in 1995. Hirst's work has been shown in many important group and solo shows throughout the world. He lives and works in Devon, London and Mexico.Hirst, Damien is the author of 'For the Love of God', published 2007 under ISBN 9781904212201 and ISBN 1904212204.