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Rauschenberg/Johns Collaboration for Bergdorf Goodman Heads to Auction

December 1st, 2020

A series of collaborative works by Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns created for a window display at Bergdorf Goodman will head to auction at Christie’s, Art Market Monitor reports.
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State Senator Sarah McBride, Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official, Speaks with Art Newspaper on her Experiences with the Arts

December 1st, 2020

Sarah McBride, the newly elected state senator for Delaware, and the highest ranking openly transgender elected official in the country, has an interview in Art Newspaper this week, where she speaks on her experiences as a trustee at the Delaware Art Museum. “The arts were an integral part of my self-discovery, my journey toward authenticity,” she says. “It was in the performing arts that I was able to explore my identity, my gender, different experiences and emotions.”
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Rumors Fly Over Potential Seoul Edition of Frieze Art Fair

November 30th, 2020

Art News reviews rumors that Frieze is planning an art fair edition in Seoul, South Korea, as local vendors clamor to get an upper hand on any potential announcements. “We are always looking at potential new opportunities and have a great relationship with the Korean galleries, institutions, and collectors,” said a Frieze spokesperson. “Anything is possible, but there’s nothing to report at this stage.”
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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