Damien Hirst’s life cycle of a fly installation faces criticism from animal rights activists

An installation by Damien Hirst titled A Hundred Years has been dismantled at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg after animal rights organisation PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) filed a complaint against the museum. The artwork was part of the museum’s Power! Light! exhibition, a show which brought together works of light art by internationally renowned artists. The exhibition focused on artificial light and its positive and negative effects on civilisation and included works by contemporary artists such as Nana Petzet, Daniel Canogar, Monica Bonvincini and Daniel Pflumm.

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