Skulls; sharks and polka dots in Damien Hirst show
British artist Damien Hirst poses for photographers beside the 1991 piece "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living", a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde in a vitrine, during a media preview of the first substantial survey show of his work in the UK at the Tate Modern gallery in London, Monday, April 2, 2012. The exhibition, timed for the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad and due to open to the public on Wednesday, showcases over 70 of Hirst's works since he first came to public attention in 1988. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 2, 2012 6:44:46 AM PDT
LONDON - April 02, 2012 --
Pickled sharks, a diamond skull, polka dots and butterflies are all on display in a new exhibition devoted to bad-boy British artist Damien Hirst.