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Kerry James Marshall Commissioned to Replace Two Confederate-Themed Stained Glass Panels at National Cathedral

September 27th, 2021

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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Korakrit Arunanondchai Interviewed in Art Newspaper

September 27th, 2021

Korakrit Arunanondchai has an interview in Art Newspaper this week, as the artist opens a major show of his work at the Migros Museum in Zurich, where he reflects on the dense layering of cultural, personal and societal symbolism in his work. “I felt like I wanted to paint on denim because denim constantly signifies Western globalization and the soft power of America.” he says. “Today, one in seven people in the world have denim. It felt like that was the thread or the canvas I wanted to build my practice upon. But now I think the series has gone full circle, it goes back to my grandfather, to the idea of death, to the source of the fire itself.”
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Swiss Prosecutor Drops Investigation of Dealer Yves Bouvier

September 21st, 2021

The Geneva public prosecutor has dropped a criminal investigation into the operations of Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier, the NYT reports. “Although there are still some gray areas as to the legal nature of the relationship between the parties, even on the assumption that Yves Bouvier was the agent of the complainants, the objective constituent elements of the offense have not been met,” the ruling reads.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery has moved to Chelsea, and is now open.
The Duke of York’s HQ, Sloane Square, offers an ideal environment to view contemporary art, with very large well-proportioned rooms and high ceilings. The Gallery occupies the entire 70,000 sq ft building giving the gallery scope for a book shop, educational facilities and a café/bar. It is ideally located in a central London location on Kings Road, Chelsea.
Duke of York’s HQ
King’s Road
London
SW3 4SQ

Free admission to all shows – including temporary, curated exhibitions, as part of the Saatchi Gallery’s aim to bring contemporary art to the widest audience possible – has been enabled through the Gallery’s corporate partnership with the leading contemporary art auction house Phillips de Pury & Company.

By Underground:
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).

By Bus:
11,19,22,49,211,319 (King’s Road), 11,137,211 (Lower Sloane Street).

By Train:
The nearest mainline railway station is Victoria. It is 10-12 minutes’ walk from the gallery.

Opening hours:
10am-6pm, 7 days a week

The Gallery will be closing early on the following days due to private events or installation:

Date Closing time
12-12-2008 16:00
24-12-2008 16:30
25-12-2008 Closed all day
26-12-2008 Closed all day
31-12-2008 16:30

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.

Virtual Gallery Tour