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Breaking News: Charles Saatchi Donates his Gallery and over 200 works worth roughly $37.5 million to the UK to create London Museum of Contemporary art upon his retirement in 2012

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Charles Saatchi and BBC Set to Launch Reality TV Show to Discover Next Generation of Artistic Talent

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

With a sweeping survey of Chinese contemporary art, Charles Saatchi opens much anticipated new gallery in Duke of York Headquarters Building, Chelsea, London

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Charles Saatchi to advise the art trading fund

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Christie’s Offering A Number of YBA Works from Saatchi’s “Sensation” Show

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Saatchi to Auction off 50 Works from his Collection

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

AO On Site – London: Gesamtkunstwerk – New Art From Germany at Saatchi Gallery through April 15, 2012

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Go See – Lille, France: ‘La Route de la Soie/ Silk Road: Collection of the Saatchi Gallery’ at Tri Postal through January 23rd, 2011

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Go See – London: ‘Newspeak: British Art Now’ at Saatchi Gallery through October 17, 2010

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Go See – London: Emily Prince’s ‘The American Servicemen and Women Who Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan (But Not Including the Wounded, nor the Iraqis, nor the Afghans’ at The Saatchi Gallery, London, through May 7th

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Go See: St. Petersburg, Russia – Newspeak. British Art Now. The State Hermitage and Saatchi Gallery through January 17, 2010

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Saatchi Gallery reopens with Asian art exhibit on October 9th, 2008

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Saatchi to open new London site October 9, beginning with Chinese focus

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Saatchi Buys out Student Art at Royal Academy Show

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Tate Gallery acquires Saatchi’s “Chapman Family Collection”

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

HIM: 101 Images of Saatchi

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Saatchi Gallery

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

New Fee-free Saatchi Gallery

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Damien Hirst Speaks to the Guardian On Curating, Opening His Own Gallery, and His Legacy as An Artist

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, June 30th – July 2nd, 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Writer Paul Levy on Seeing His Own Portrait Up for Auction

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Tracey Emin’s “My Bed” Up for Sale at Christie’s This July

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

London – Gary Hume at Tate Britain Through September 1st 2013

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Rome – Tracey Emin – “You Saved Me” at Galleria Lorcan O’Neill through February 16th, 2013

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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