Tag: Saatchi

Charles Saatchi and the evolution of Young British Artists

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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 »

Champagne Life at The Saatchi Gallery

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In celebration of it’s 30th Anniversary, the Saatchi Gallery will be proudly showing it’s first ever exhibition featuring only female artists with Champagne Life, launching on 13th January 2016. Gender disparity within the art world is no secret, and Champagne Life is a step towards smashing the glass ceiling and showcasing the work of 14 artists… Read more »

Charles Saatchi – Beyond Belief: Racist, Sexist, Rude, Crude and Dishonest: The Golden Age Of Madison Avenue (2015)

In his new book, Beyond Belief: Racist, Sexist, Rude, Crude and Dishonest: The Golden Age Of Madison Avenue advertising guru and Art Collector Charles Saatchi collates some of the most offensive and shocking ads from the 20th Century, taking us back to a time where the real ‘Mad Men’ were creating racist, sexist, misogynistic and… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Is the theatre clapped out?

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“Although over the years I have seen dozens of plays that were entirely thrilling, mostly now, the moment the curtains open, I fall quickly asleep.” – Charles Saatchi Charles Saatchi re-lives his glorious performance as First Witch in his school’s production of Macbeth as he examines the position of the Theatre in the 21st century.… Read more »

Is it only perverts who download sex filth onto their computers?

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25% of all Google searches are for requests for pornography. Does that make us a world of perverts? Or Is it any surprise given the constantly growing availability of porn through the internet, and the constant exposure to everyone from teenagers to pensioners, that the porn industry is booming? It brings in more revenue worldwide… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Do you have a toilet face?

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What is a toilet face? In Charles Saatchi’s own words, it is when “you appear to others as open and engaging — a countenance that strangers would approach on the street when seeking directions to the nearest lavatory.” From here, Charles dives into the beauty debate, discussing our love of cosmetic surgery, including how Botox… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: If I have been invited, it’s a party worth missing

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In his regular column for the Evening Standard, Charles Saatchi discusses invites from the Royal Family (“I thought it might be entertaining, just the four of us at Windsor Castle”), dining with Geri Halliwell (“if you like gingers, not bad looking at all”) and the dread of being asked to critique the host’s Art.  … Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Knowing yourself well, would you choose you as a friend?

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“What do you like most about yourself? What’s the best part of being you? What specific character trait do you want to be known for?” – Charles Saatchi   Charles Saatchi examines the ideology of the maxim ‘Know Thyself’ in his latest column for the Evening Standard, questioning the importance of inward thinking, whether it’s… Read more »