DAMIEN HIRST  
Damien Hirst to open London Museum

British artist Damien Hirst, whose “Murderme” collection includes works by Jeff KoonsRichard PrinceFrancis Bacon, Angela Bulloch, Jim Lambie, and Sarah Lucas, will open a sprawling art complex in London.The art center, a former theater and scenery production workshop, is designed by Caruso St John Architects, and runs the length of Newport Street in Vauxhall. When completed, the space will host galleries, offices, and a resaturant.

Hirst announced plans for the venue in early 2012 and said it will provide a place to show his collection of contemporary art.