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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst

Damien Can’t Fail: Hirst Curates Joe Strummer’s Archives

The Clash's Combat Rock album.

There’s a great article in the Independent about how Joe Strummer, the Clash frontman who died 10 years ago, learned how to love country life in his later years. Kind of buried in this insightful piece, which focuses a lot on Strummer’s widow, is this little bit of information: the artist Damien Hirst is curating Strummer’s archives of “lyrics, drawings, photographs and miscellania gathered from scrapbooks and from the mountains of plastic bags which Joe carried around on tours, before bringing them home to Somerset.” Read More