04 Aug Damien Hirst to Build His Own Town in North Devon
Artist Damien Hirst has reportedly been granted permission to build his own town in North Devon, England.
The project is called The Southern Extension which will be a 187 acre site and the plans are to build
750 homes (although only 75 of them will be “affordable”), a primary school, shops, medical buildings,
sports facilities and allotments. Hirst already has a studio, a restaurant and other properties
including 65-foot tall bronze statue named Verity. The new venture adding to his expanding
realm of business art.