Morrissey Wants Damien Hirst's Head 'Kept in a Bag'

'How many calves in formaldehyde does world need?'
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2010 10:09 PM CDT

Damien Hirst’s artwork can be inscrutable to some, but count moody Morrissey as an outright hater. “Hirst’s head should be kept in a bag” for his use of dead animals, the singer opines in Interview—where he’s actually the one supposedly asking the questions of artist Linder Sterling.

“Dead butterflies, cows, horses, humans, sheep and sharks—it reads like the inventory of a funerary Noah,” Morrissey adds in slagging his fellow Brit’s oeuvre. “How many halved calves suspended in formaldehyde does the world need? To my way of thinking, none.”
(Read more Morrissey stories.)

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