WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson

Feb. 17, 2012

"The kiddies love it!" proclaims an email from photog Spencer Tunick, accompanied by several jpgs of two little girls frolicking at the Damien Hirst "Spot Paintings" exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in New York. The smaller child, who is maybe three years old, wears a turquoise coat and a patterned pink hat with earflaps and pompoms, and holds a pink stuffed monkey. On the doll is a pin that reads, "I [spot] DH."

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Weekend Update Archives
Nov. 18, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Spartacus Chetwynd, Georges Braque, Paul McCarthy, "Grisaille," Charles Simonds, Diego Rivera, Judy Hudson, Nick Poe, Terry Richardson, Urs Fischer, Margaret Lee, more.
Oct. 24, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Gallery Night on 57th Street, featuring Doug Ohlson, Craig Kauffman, Ad Reinhardt, Beatrice Wood, Gabriel Orozco and more.
Sept. 22, 2011
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Stressed out at "De Kooning," plus, Jenny Saville, Bjarne Melgaard, Matthew Barney, Zhang Enli, Graham Dickson, Kendall Shaw, Michael Leavitt, more.
Sept. 9, 2011
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COLD HEARTED
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Freedom Tower, new at the ICP, Karl Lagerfeld, Aïda Ruilova, Dzine and more.
July 22, 2011
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The new Parrish, artMRKT, Ned Smyth, Alexis Laurent, Mark Borghi, Richard Prince, "Nose Job," Dorothea Rockburne, Russell Young, more.
July 7, 2011
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The ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Kembra Pfahler's "Wall of Vagina," Lyonel Feininger and Xavier Cha, the Kitchen's SoHo years, Phoebe Washburn, and the new doors at MoMA PS1.
June 24, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Bill Rice, Mary Weatherford, Cory Arcangel, Julia Wachtel, Emilia Kabakov, Rene Ricard, Duncan Hannah, more.
Feb. 2, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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George Condo, Luis Camnitzer, León Ferrari, Vargas-Suarez-Universal, Gerd and Gego, David Hammons, Rachel Feinstein, more.
Jan. 19, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Dior, Phillips de Pury, Robert Irwin, Irving Penn, Jill Krementz, David Aronson, T.R. Ericsson, Tibor de Nagy’s 60th, more.
Jan. 10, 2011
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Aura Rosenberg, Taro Suzuki, Larry Clark, Jesse McCloskey, Barton Lidice Benes, McDermott & McGough, Jon Kessler, Joe Zucker, Sam Samore, Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, more.
Nov. 1, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
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A misbegotten gallery round, plus "MOVE!" at MoMA PS1, Phillips de Pury goes uptown, Hammer Galleries, more.
Oct. 1, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Sue Williams, Dominic Nurre, Heather Bennett, Pam Lins, Scott Lyall, Tobias Putrih, more.
Sept. 16, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Dan Colen, Pipilotti Rist, Louise Bourgeois & Tracey Emin, Mark Newson, Anselm Reyle skateboards, Sterling Ruby ashtrays, more.
Apr. 12, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
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George Condo, Rosemarie Trockel, Paul Rusconi, Sundarshan Shetty, Tatiana Trouvé, Alberto di Fabio, more.
Feb. 4, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
"The Visible Vagina," Superflex, KK Kozik, Jon Pylypchuk, Philip Haas, Ned Smyth, XXX Macarena, Gelitin, Damien Hirst.
Jan. 22, 2010
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Marcus Schinwald, No Longer Empty’s "Never Can Say Goodbye," Antony McCall, James Siena, Anna Von Mertens, Hannes Bend, "Look Again," more.
Jan. 11, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson
Thomas Dozol, Ellen von Unwerth, R. Kern, Warhol drawings of feet, Annette Lemieux, MPA, Matthew Cusick, Vadim Katznelson, Les Rogers, John Tottenham, more.
Oct. 16, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Joe Brainard, Alfred Gescheidt, Mary McConnell, Simone Lucas, A.R. Penck, Jean Paul Riopelle, the Gagosian store, Mike Glier, more.
Sept. 4, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Louis Eilshemius, Kal Spelletich, Kehinde Wiley, Tauba Auerbach, Davis Rhodes, Rafael Vargas-Suarez, Julie Harvey.
July 31, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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"Andy Warhol: From the Factory," Seth Price, Orchard Street galleries, art in Callicoon, more.
July 22, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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"Travels in Conceptual Art," M.A.C. Make-Up Art Cosmetics, "Time-Life" at T&S, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, more.
June 22, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Sterling Ruby, filmmaker.
June 9, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Judit Reigl, Jennifer Reeves, Enrico Castellani, Gosha Ostretsov, Michael Brown, more.
Mar. 20, 2009
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Jenny Holzer, "It Is What It Is," Emily Jacir, Jacob Kassay, Josh Smith, Richard Phillips, more.
Feb. 6, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Pierre Bonnard, Peter Doig, Erik Van Lieshout, more.
July 18, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Larry Fink, Leopoldo Maler, Leonid Lerman, Charles Matton, Edith Maybin, Danny Lyon, Luigi Benedicenti, more.
July 3, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Louise Bourgeois, "Dali and Film," "Retrospective" at Gagosian, Sarah Braman, Lower East Side galleries, more.
May 12, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Superhero fashion, Serge Spitzer, celebrating Tony Shafrazi, more.
Apr. 7, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Warhol’s Jews, Rauschenberg’s ecology, Ashley Bickerton, Ryan McGinley, Daniel Richter, "Substraction," more.
Mar. 10, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Jane Simpson, John F. Simon Jr., the Whitney Biennial, the New Museum, Hannah Wilke, Dennis Kardon, more.
Jan. 15, 2008
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Robert Rauschenberg, Al Taylor, Judith Bernstein, Joyce Pensato, Max Schumann, more.
Sept. 19, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Sol LeWitt, Huma Bhabha, Arlene Shechet, more.
Sept. 11, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Keith Tyson, Larry Clark, Jessica Craig-Martin, Jedediah Caesar, Damien Hirst, more.
July 27, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Martin Creed at Bard, "What Is Painting" at MoMA, "The Shapes of Space" at the Guggenheim, more.
July 9, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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More on Robert Storr’s "thinking with the senses, seeing with the mind".
May 21, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Marc Quinn, Tony Cragg, Damián Ortega, Roxy Paine, Mr., Betty Tompkins, Markus Lüpertz, Darby Bannard, more.
Mar. 16, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Arnold Newman, Robert Rauschenberg, Jim Dine, Robert Ryman, Karin Davies, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Odd Nerdrum, more.
Mar. 8, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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"Barcelona and Modernity," "Dateline Israel," The Sabine Women, Jeff Wall, Lorna Simpson, "Not for Sale," Stefan Eins, Elisabeth Kley, Cary Leibowitz, Rachel Howard, more.
Feb. 6, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Stan Douglas’ Klatassin, Stephen G. Rhoades’ Recurrency, art on West 29th Street, more.
Jan. 22, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Terence Koh, Kembra Pfahler, Bambi the Mermaid, Joe Ovelman, Tony Matelli, Paulina Olowska, Carrie Moyer, Robert Chambers, more.
Jan. 8, 2007
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Brice Marden, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Irwin, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Monica Bonvicini, Jock Sturges, Maro Gorky, more.
Oct. 30, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Joseph Kosuth, Barnaby Furnas, Domenico Tiepolo, Albert Oehlen, Anton Henning, Stephen Lack, more.
July 18, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Zidane: A 21st-Century Portrait, Chris Moukarbel, Joe Scanlan, William Anastasi, Munro Galloway, more.
May 12, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Richard Serra, Tony Smith, Mark di Suvero, Josiah McElheny, Olafur Eliasson, Tony Oursler, Kay Schimert, E.V. Day, more.
Apr. 27, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Ceal Floyer, Eduardo Sarabia, Alexis Rockman, Cai Guo-Qiang, Aaron Parazette, more.
Apr. 17, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Max Liebermann, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Fred Wilson, Pierre Huyghe, Tobias Rehberger, Joey Kötting, Manuel Ocampo, more.
Mar. 20, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Remembering the big art events of the first half of March 2006.
Feb. 7, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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David Smith, Pia Lindman, Pino Pascali, McDermott & McGough, more.
Jan. 23, 2006
WEEKEND UPDATE
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"The Downtown Show," "Flaming Creatures" then and now, Asher Edelman as art dealer, more.
Dec. 5, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Cy Twombly, Yves Klein, "Pollock/Tiffany," Berend Strik, Marina Abramović, Matthew Geller, David Robbins, more.
Sept. 26, 2005
Weekend Update
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Beauty, uptown and in Chelsea, plus more.
Sept. 16, 2005
Weekend Update
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People standing around naked. Plus more.
June 23, 2005
Weekend Update
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Robots and mannequins take over New York for the summer.
May 10, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Pat Steir, Graham Nickson, Philippe Parreno, Roger Fenton, Yoshua Okun, Lucas Samaras, Suzanne McClelland, more.
March 29, 2005
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Daniel Buren, Jack Tilton, Jörg Immendorff, Robert Morris, Robert Gober, Eric Fischl, Ellen Berkenblit, more.
February 15, 2005
WEEKEND UPDATE
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Cecily Brown, Sarah Lucas, Diana Thater, Petah Coyne, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, Reena Spaulings, more. Plus, the AIPAD Photo Show.