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Spot Challenge: An Epic in Limericks

A 2009 clock by Damien Hirst.

As we gear up for Damien Hirst’s spot extravaganza at all 11 Gagosian Galleries, and its accompanying “Spot Challenge”–whoever proves that they have seen all 11 exhibitions gets a personalized spot print–we turn to verse for an imagining of the quest.

“SPOT CHALLENGE: AN EPIC IN LIMERICKS
A writer, seeking spots, finds love, and money

NEW YORK: CHELSEA

At the crowded press preview for spots
She took her place with the have-nots
And withdrew her pad
And wrote, “I’m so glad
These are paintings of spots, not dots.” Read More