The Damien Hirst Spot Challenge Has Been Conquered

Mr. Uhovski with the artist who inspired him. (ArtRuby)

Take note of what you are doing right now. You will remember this moment forever. It was just announced that Damien Hirst’s globe-trotting Spot Challenge has been completed, only eight days after the shows opened at all 11 Gagosian branches, with two Hirst lovers visiting each space.

First over the finish line was Valentine Uhovski, the socialite founder of the websites Art Ruby and Socialite Rank, followed closely thereafter by Jeff Chu, a journalist for Fast Company. The lucky men will earn a special Damien Hirst print for their efforts. (Here’s a bit more about Mr. Uhovski, courtesy of Irina Aleksander.) Read More