Alys Denby

Alys Denby is Deputy Editor of CapX, covering politics, economics and culture. Twitter: @alysdenby

To truly achieve celebrity status and win a place in the nation’s affections you have to give up your political ambitions – just look at Ed Balls

Damien Hirst’s work encapsulates the sterility, isolation and obsession with death of these times, says Alys Denby