10 October 2018

Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire – Saatchi Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

Black Mirror presents itself as ‘Art as Social Satire’, and there is indeed a real black mirror in the show.

22 March 2018

Known Unknowns Mark Another Forward Step In Saatchi’s Recovery – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Saatchi Gallery’s new anthology show Known Unknowns marks another forward step in its recovery.

17 January 2018

Philip Pearlstein: The American Lucian Freud’s Triumphant London Exhibition – Edward Lucie-Smith

Philip Pearlstein is one of the truly major figures in the history of 20th (and now 21st) century American art. He is now 93 years old, and still actively at work. His new show at the Saatchi Gallery is entitled simply Philip Pearlstein: Paintings 1990-2017

10 January 2018

Philip Pearlstein: Leading American Figurative Painter Exhibited At Saatchi Gallery

A presentation of works by the American figurative painter, Philip Pearlstein opens next week at the Saatchi Gallery.

17 November 2017

Art Of Post-Soviet Actionism Explored At Saatchi Gallery

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism is perhaps the most interesting and relevant exhibition and performance event mounted at The Saatchi Gallery since its launch in Chelsea in 2008.

15 November 2017

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Pussy Riot and Pyotr Pavlensky Join Forces For Saatchi Gallery Exhibition

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism, is a new exhibition dedicated to Post-Soviet Union protest art over the past 25 years. This is a world premiere for protest artists Pussy Riot and Pyotr Pavlensky. Alongside this exhibition, award-winning theatre group Les Enfant Terribles will present Inside Pussy Riot, a groundbreaking immersive theatre experience including performances by founding Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova.

17 October 2017

Iconoclasts / Calder  Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen – Edward Lucie-Smith 

This Week, Edward Lucie-Smith Reviews Two contrasting Exhibitions At the Saatchi Gallery London ICONOCLASTS – Saatchi Gallery Until 7 January 2018 The Iconoclasts show just opened at the Saatchi Gallery suffers from a number of difficulties generic to enterprises of this kind. The show is sub-titled ‘Art Out of the Mainstream’, but does anyone now know where this mainstream is located? The […]

17 August 2017

Bram Bogart: Focus On Boundaries Of Painting At The Saatchi Gallery

This Summer, the Saatchi Gallery will be hosting the second of a series of exhibitions under the new SALON programme within the Gallery’s Duke of York premises in Chelsea, London.

1 August 2017

Arabic calligraphy Another Islamic Winner Saatchi Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

Hot on the heels of the Princess Zeid show at Tate Modern, which runs until October 8th, is a much smaller and shorter-lived exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, by an artist also Middle Eastern, royal, and female, which runs only until August 18th. The artist is splendidly entitled Khawala Bint Ahmed Bint Kahalifa Al Suwaida.

25 July 2017

Pussy Riot To Stage Russian Prison Theatre Experience At Saatchi Gallery

Maria Alyokhina of the Feminist Punk collective Pussy Riot has announced a new play based on her Russian prison ordeal. The immersive theatrical piece titled “Inside Pussy Riot,” will take place at the Saatchi Gallery for a six-week run in London.

6 April 2017

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The Selfie – Narcissism Or Serious Form Of Art? By Edward Lucie-Smith

From Selfie to Self-Expression at the Saatchi Gallery represents a return to form, after a recent series of dead-on-arrival exhibitions held in this space. It’s good to be able to say welcome back.

1 February 2017

Levy Gorvy Inaugurate SALON A New Commercial Collaboration At Saatchi Gallery

Philippa Adams, Senior Director of Saatchi Gallery has launched a new venture which will work in collaboration with galleries and artist’s estates, in selling exhibitions

11 September 2016

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Focus On Emerging Artists: Start Art Fair Opens At Saatchi Gallery

Get ready for the third edition of the Start Art Fair! From 14th-18th September 2016, the fair focuses on emerging artists and new art scenes with 70 galleries taking part from cities that range from London to Seoul, Buenos Aires to Cape Town. New exhibitors at START include a.m. space (Hong Kong), ART+TEXT BUDAPEST (Budapest), Bosse & Baum (London), Exhibit320 (Delhi) […]

13 June 2016

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Artist Places Real Heads In Iconic Art Galleries To Create Artwork

A new interactive art project entitled ‘Put Your Head into Gallery’ presents four different models of famous galleries’ rooms. The project also involves exhibitions of different artists in above-mentioned spaces: Saatchi Gallery (Tezi Gabunia), The Louvre (Rubens), Tate Modern (Hirst), Gagosian Gallery (Liechtenstein). Transportable feature of the models makes these galleries accessible for everyone. Moreover, anyone can look […]

15 January 2016

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Champagne Life: Let’s Pop A Cork And Celebrate Feminism

There’s something not quite right about the latest show at the Saatchi Gallery. Champagne Life is so named after one of featured artist, Julia Wachtel’s works: an ironic contrast between the glamorous exhibition opening and the long hours spent in a miserable studio. Or is it – more convincingly – simply brown nosing of the show’s […]

28 November 2015

Jamie Hewlett Seamlessly Creates Three Bodies Of Work At Saatchi Gallery

Jamie Hewlett is a very talented guy indeed! Best Known for Tank Girl, the cult comic series, he is also a founding member of the ‘virtual band’ Gorillaz along with Blur’s Damon Albarn. His first solo art exhibition in a public gallery does not disappoint.   ‘The Suggestionists’ currently at The Saatchi Gallery, London from November 18-3 January 2106, presents ‘three […]

24 November 2015

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UK/RAINE Shortlist Announced By Saatchi Gallery And Firtash Foundation

The Firtash Foundation and Saatchi Gallery announce the shortlist for UK/RAINE, the first open competition worth £75,000 for emerging artists from the UK and Ukraine as part of the Days of Ukraine in the UK festival. The competition received over 10,000 entries by 2,100 artists and the 30 shortlisted artists chosen from each of the […]

29 July 2015

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Richard Wilson’s 20:50 Installation Acquired By Australian Gambling Millionaire

20:50, the oily work by Richard Wilson will leave the Saatchi Gallery in London, and head for David Walsh’s museum in Tasmania—but the work may go on a world tour first The Australian collector David Walsh has bought the oil installation 20:50 by the UK sculptor Wilson. The work of art will be housed at […]

18 July 2015

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Jack Petchey Start Programme For Schools Given Saatchi Gallery Exhibition

Three hundred students in secondary education plucked from seven Enfield schools will have their artwork on public display at the Saatchi Gallery in London from Monday 20th July – Thursday 30th July. The students have spent the past academic year participating in philanthropist Jack Petchey Start programme for schools, created by the Jack Petchey Foundation and Children & […]

26 March 2015

Pangaea II: New Art From Africa And Latin America – Saatchi Gallery – A Minor Seismic Shift

The Saatchi Gallery presents Pangaea II: New Art From Africa And Latin America, the latest exhibition at the Saatchi gallery is the follow up to last years Pangaea, the first foray into the talents of Africa and Latin America, and brings together the work of 19 international artists, in the second instalment of the Saatchi […]

16 September 2014

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For The Love Of God – Art Graduate Lands Job With Damien Hirst

Graduate Sorcha Williams who studied a B-Tec in art and design at the further education college in Aberystwyth between 2004 and 2006, has landed a prestigious job as one of Damien Hirst’s art assistants. The student has since gone on to complete a masters degree in Fine Art at the Slade School of Art. “I […]

13 September 2014

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Sam Taylor-Johnson Shows Spirit Of Coco Chanel To London Fashion Week

Apparently it wasn’t the catwalk that was the must see this London Fashion Week; but the opening at the Saatchi Gallery of an exhibition of 34 photographs that the artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson took of Coco Chanel’s 31 Rue Cambon apartment in Paris. The work is a departure for Taylor-Johnson; the artist is better […]