Charles Saatchi

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Frieze Week treats from Sarabande's new gallery space to Damien Hirst's sweet Saatchi memories

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Art market

Keeping it in the family: Charles Saatchi’s daughter to open huge London gallery

Phoebe Saatchi Yates has collaborated with her husband and father to launch 10,000 sq ft Mayfair gallery focused on “unknown” artists

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Exhibitions

Saatchi Gallery exhibits London’s graduate artists deprived of degree shows

The exhibition forms part of the education programme at the collector’s gallery which has now ‘transitioned into a charity’

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Books

Books: Two books explore newer ways of seeing the world (and art) with varying degrees of success

Where Ossian Ward provides a handy guide, Charles Saatchi fails to impress

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Tracey Emin

Saatchi to sell Tracey Emin’s bed

Collector hopes for a king-sized return

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On the eve of his gallery’s 20th anniversary and its complete reinstallation with paintings, Charles Saatchi answers questions on the record for the first time ever

“I primarily buy art to show it off”

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Young British Artists

Do the Young British Artists remain a 'sensation'?

The debate regarding the relevancy of the Young British Artists as they enter middle age

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Saatchi Gallery

Charles Saatchi, the comeback king: New Chelsea gallery a definitive success

Attendance figures for the the Saatchi Gallery exceed their 1 million visitor goal

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Sotheby's

Post-war and contemporary auction report: Charles Saatchi strikes gold

Saatchi sells two Kippenberger paintings

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Collectors

Saatchi purchase makes collector Howard Faber think again

$6m from sale of Chinese paintings, including a Zeng Fanzhi, encourages him to review his remaining collection

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Charles Saatchi’s art to go on rotating display at Hermitage

Works on loan from the British collector will go on display in a room named after him; Tate to send Turner Prize retrospective to Moscow

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Collectors

1.3 billion Chinese people, but still not many substantial collectors of Chinese contemporary art

Here are the best known: one Swiss, one Chinese, one Belgian, three American and one British

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Artist interview

Interview with Sean Scully: Bringing sex to the minimalist grid

After 25 years, the Irish artist is still going strong, subjecting his paintings to “tough love” and steering away from nostalgia

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Charles Saatchi rents out his art

Charges range from £7,000 a year for five works to £20,000 for twenty works

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Collectors

Revealed: where the Sensation art is now

We name the collectors who have bought works from the show

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American art

Is there an ongoing American Renaissance in contemporary art?

Spotlight shifts from German artists to their US counterparts as Saatchi, Rubells and others mount exhibitions of their work

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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst in talks to replace rotting shark

The 1991 work, bought by Steve Cohen from Charles Saatchi for £6.5m, has deteriorated because of the way it was made

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Art market

Renewed interest in American art marks the beginning of the so-called 'American Renaissance'

Galleries across the world are featuring growing numbers of pieces by American artists

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Saatchi Gallery

Saatchi evicted from County Hall

The British collector has lost the case over his lease on the riverfront space

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Charles Saatchi to move his gallery to Chelsea

The announcement comes as the collector and his Japanese landlord face one another in court

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Art fairs

Top collectors descend on Zoo as the satellite fair opens its doors a day ahead of Frieze

Saatchi and Branson among first to race round fair

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Momart fire

Artists sue Momart for £20 million

Solicitors say premises were “a disaster waiting to happen”

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Art market

Rumoured sale of Damien Hirst's formaldehyde tiger shark to US billionaire Steve Cohen confirmed by Saatchi Collection

Scepticism surrounds the supposed value of $12 million

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Frieze

News from London: Art pulled and art pushed, along with temper tantrums and transitions

Meanwhile, more say ta-ta to the Tate

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Comment

A blow to Britart as Saatchi's collection is caught in Momart warehouse blaze

Shame on the Schadenfreudians

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Christie's

Both Christie’s and Sotheby’s walk away from their contemporary sales claiming to have bettered their rival

Sotheby’s scored a superior strike rate, but marginally lower proceeds

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Charles Saatchi plans an alternative Turner prize, Blue Gallery opens again, and gazumping in Vauxhall

What's going on in London: Art on the move

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Artist interview

Leon Golub is still getting to the real at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Charles Saatchi and Eli Broad both collect him, but only 13 US museums have examples of this artistic rebel’s work

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Charles Saatchi announces gift of 100 works of art, worth £500,000, to the Arts Council Collection

Is the gift an act of virtuous self-regard?

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Museums & Heritage

Saatchi & Gagosian to collaborate?

Charles Saatchi and Larry Gagosian are discussing a joint gallery, reports Roger Bevan

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Art market

PaceWildenstein picks up the estate of Barbara Hepworth but delays its plan to open in London

Also in London, Lotta Hammer's gallery in Fitzrovia and "Some of my best friends are geniuses" curated by Jake Chapman

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Auction houses

Contemporary art sales 1992: Saatchi succeeds at Sotheby's and Freud nude provokes Christie's bidding war

Contemporary art sales '92 auction report

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As Charles Saatchi's collection of young British art opens at the Royal Academy, we ask what drives the collector to buy, and risk, so much

The Art Newspaper was given access to the Saatchi archive to chart the transformations of this world famous collector’s taste

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Charles Saatchi: the man and the market. The Art Newspaper was given access to the Saatchi archive to chart the transformations of this world famous collector’s taste

As “Sensation!”, the exhibition of the Saatchi collection of young British art, opens at the Royal Academy we ask what drives Saatchi to buy, and risk, so much