Work by artist Kerry James Marshall will replace two Confederate-themed stained-glass panels at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., the NYT reports. “It will have to be work that is able to synthesize a multiplicity of ideas and sentiments about what the country represents for all of us,” Marshall says. “There will be some kind of imagery that presents itself as an invitation to reflection on the meaning of America now.”
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The gallery is 3-4 minutes’ walk from Sloane Square Underground (District and Circle lines) and 10-12 minutes’ walk from Victoria (Victoria, District & Circle lines).
11,19,22,49,211,319 (King’s Road), 11,137,211 (Lower Sloane Street).
The nearest mainline railway station is Victoria. It is 10-12 minutes’ walk from the gallery.
10am-6pm, 7 days a week
The Gallery will be closing early on the following days due to private events or installation:
|25-12-2008||Closed all day|
|26-12-2008||Closed all day|
Admission is free.
Originating from collector Charles Saatchi’s private collection, the Saatchi Gallery is one of the most comprehensive and inclusive contemporary art gallery/museums in the world. Saatchi Gallery recently took innovative strides to the web, creating an online forum for unrepresented artists to be seen by millions of online visitors. The new space opening in Chelsea will have free admission, thanks to their newly created partnership with auction house Phillips de Pury & Company.