Damien Hirst is an artist known for a number of works, one of those being his large production of spot paintings. There are over a thousand of them painted by him and his assistants, varying in size, number of dots, density, and color. Amanda Cox of The New York Times plotted paintings sold from 1999 to present, topping out at $3.4 million. That’s a whole lot of dottage.
Price of Damien Hirst spot paintings
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2017
It was a rough year, which brought about a lot of good work. Here are my favorite data visualization projects of the year.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.