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Damien Hirst accused of cultural appropriation at Venice Biennale

Artist Damien Hirst’s new show in Venice is causing controversy. Ten years in the making, the ‘Wreck of the Unbelievable’ creates a world of supposedly salvaged artefacts. But some Nigerian artists are taking issue with one of the works.

Artist Damien Hirst’s new show in Venice is causing controversy.

Ten years in the making, the ‘Wreck of the Unbelievable’ creates a world of supposedly salvaged artefacts.

But some Nigerian artists are taking issue with one of the works.

Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from Venice.