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Originally inspired by a Victorian tea tray Hirst had found, these works are made by applying thousands of different-coloured butterfly wings in intricate geometric patterns onto a layer of household paint.

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Damien Hirst Psalm 23: Dominus regit me. 2008 Butterflies and household gloss on canvas Diameter: 457 mm | 18 in Kaleidoscope painting Image: Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012

Psalm 23: Dominus regit me. - Damien Hirst