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Death becomes him: Damien Hirst at Tate Modern – in pictures

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Tate Modern: Exhibition Damien Hirst 4 April – 9 September 2012 £14 Photo: The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living 1991

"Dead Shark" Art Piece - $12 million Most often referred to as "Dead Shark" (but officially named The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living), this piece was created in 1991 by English artist Damien Hirst. It's made of a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde. It was purchased by an anonymous hedge fund manager.

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"Dead Shark" Art Piece - $12 million Most often referred to as "Dead Shark" (but officially named The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living), this piece was created in 1991 by English artist Damien Hirst. It's made of a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde. It was purchased by an anonymous hedge fund manager.

Most improper use of 'literally'. Because it's physically impossible to give birth to yourself.