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London

Saatchi Gallery

Venue Display
Saatchi Gallery
Duke of York's HQ
King's Road
London SW3 4SQ
United Kingdom
Venue Type: Gallery

Neighborhood:
chelsea, belgravia



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
October 11th - November 3rd Spasibo
Davide Monteleone
 
October 9th - November 3rd Premonition: Ukrainian Art Now
 
September 23rd - January 24th, 2016 A Woman's Hand
Mequitta Ahuja, Alice Anderson, Marie Angeletti, Whitney Bedford, Shannon Bool, Jelena Bulajic, Julia Dault, Dee Ferris, Noemie Goudal, Sigrid Holmwood, Virgile Ittah, Suzanne McClelland, Aleksandra Mir, Seung Ah Paik, Stephanie Quayle, Lara Schnitger, Maaike Schoorel, Jeni Spota, Caragh Thuring, Phoebe Unwin, Marianne Vitale, Julia Wachtel
 
April 2nd - November 2nd Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America
Aboudia, Leonce Agbodjélou, Fredy Alzate, Antonio Malta Campos, Rafael Gómezbarros, David Koloane, José Lerma, Mario Macilau, Ibrahim Mahama, Dillon Marsh, Jose Carlos Martinat, Vincent Michea, Oscar Murillo, Boris Nzebo, Alejandra Prieto, christian Rosa
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Nov, 2014 Post Pop: East Meets West
Group Show
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk
EMAIL:  
press@saatchigallery.com
OPEN HOURS:  
10am-6pm, 7 days a week, , last entry 5:30pm
PHONE:  
+44 020 7823 2363
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
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DESCRIPTION

The Saatchi Gallery aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK.

The audience for exhibitions of contemporary art has increased widely during the last ten years as general awareness and interest in contemporary art has developed both in Britain and abroad.

When The Saatchi Gallery first opened over twenty years ago it was only those who had a dedicated interest in contemporary art who sought out the gallery to see work by new artists. The audience, however, built steadily over the years and by the time the gallery left its second home at County Hall, visitor numbers reached 600,000 per annum, with over 1,000 schools organising student visits.

The Saatchi Gallery has worked with media sponsors on a number of shows including The Observer, The Sunday Times, Evening Standard, The Independent on Sunday and Time Out.

Many artists showing at The Saatchi Gallery are unknown when first exhibited, not only to the general public but also to the commercial art world. Many of these artists are subsequently offered shows by galleries and museums internationally. In this effect, the gallery also operates as a springboard for young artists to launch their careers.

The Saatchi Gallery opened in October 2008 in the 70,000 sq. ft. Duke of York HQ building on King's Road, Chelsea with an exhibition dedicated to new art from China.

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.

Phillips de Pury & Company Gallery Room presents a rotating exhibition of contemporary art.

The Gallery also includes a dedicated space for Saatchi Online artists to exhibit and sell their work commission free. The space features a rotating selection of winning Showdown artists chosen from Saatchi Online Magazine’s weekly critics’ picks and Showdown competition.


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