• A Controversial Damien Hirst Shark is the Star of Las Vegas Palms' New Bar

    One year ago - By Vine Pair

    On Thursday, the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas welcomed the latest controversy from English artist, Damien Hirst: his first bar, starring a petrified shark, sliced into pieces.
    The provocative project is not Hirst's first shark, and it's not his first controversy. The bar, Unknown, is Hirst's second foray into hospitality, the first being a restaurant at his Newport Street Gallery in London, called Pharmacy 2.
    Palms Casino Resort owners, Frank and Lorenzo Feritta, who are also art collectors, are reportedly longtime fans of Hirst.
    “Frank and Lorenzo have been huge supporters and...
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