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12 Feb 10:14am

Early Damien Hirst artwork bought for £600 could fetch £1.8m

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Artist pays tribute to collector Robert Tibbles, who was his first customer in 1989 In 1989, 28-year-old Robert Tibbles bought a medicine cabinet artwork full of bottles of pills for £600. His friends derided it as “crap” and told Tibbles he had been ripped off and should return it. On Thursday that medicine cabinet, called Bodies by Damien Hirst, is expected to sell for between £1.2m and £1.8m in an auction of Tibbles’ entire
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