Tag: Damien Hirst

Charles Saatchi gives gallery to nation

Charles Saatchi Press

In July 2010, Charles Saatchi announced he would be donating the Saatchi Gallery and over 200 works of art to the British public. One of the most visited art museums in the world, The Saatchi Gallery was opened in 1985 to exhibit the art that Saatchi had collected and went on to showcase the talents… Read more »

Charles Saatchi & The Saatchi Gallery

Charles Saatchi Art

First opened in 1985 by Charles Saatchi to exhibit his personal collection, The Saatchi Gallery has garnered unprecedented acclaim and media scrutiny over the past three decades. Originally housed on Boundary Road in North London, Saatchi’s first exhibition showcased primarily the works of modern American artists, with works from Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Cy… Read more »

Charles Saatchi and the evolution of Young British Artists

Charles Saatchi Art

In the 1990s, art collector and advertising guru Charles Saatchi shifted his gaze and began to focus on the British talent emerging from the art world. Already a collector of Warhol, Katz and Kiefer amongst others, Saatchi’s new attraction would become the fuel that projected some of the most highly regarded contemporary British artists into… Read more »