Gift ideas

Behind the scenes

Here are two things you won't be seeing in our Gallery shop any time soon.

First from the Art Gallery of New South Wales comes this ironic - well we certainly hope it's ironic - statement on art as commodity.


And from the Tate Gallery comes product from the recently opened monster Damien Hirst retrospective.


BarbieKlimt will cost you a mere $79, the Hirst skull, top right in the photo above, will set you back ₤36,800.

No, that is not a mistake. Thirty-six thousand eight hundred pounds sterling - for a plastic skull.

Read more about the skull.

Read more about Barbie.