Artist Omer Fast is facing a backlash over his current installation at James Cohan in Chinatown, which replicates a shuttered Chinese business. “Chinatown is a 150-year-old thriving community that people built on their own,” says protest organizer Betty Yu. “When an artist equates our culture as garbage, it’s really insulting to the community.”
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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.