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Gagosian Gallery Announces Damien Hirst Spot Challenge Winners

When Gagosian gallery announced that a Damien Hirst spot painting extravaganza would open at 11 locations all around the world, they also issued a challenge: anyone who saw all 11 shows would win a special Hirst spot painting print. In a press release published yesterday, the gallery has announced two winners – Fast Company journalist Jeff Chu and Valentine Uhovski, a former child star in Russia and co-creator of the controversial high-society-skewering website Socialite Rank. Both men globetrotted from locales including New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Athens, Rome, Geneva, Paris and London in only 8 days to accomplish the art appreciating feat. No word yet as to what they’ll do with their prizes, or how they’re dealing with the eye fatigue.

Source: Artinfo

Date: Jan 21, 2012  /  Views: 6769  /  Author: Alec Banks
Category: Arts  /  Tags: Art, Damien hirst