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08.02.13 Kyle Chayka

What do you get the mega-collector who has everything? Why, a sculptural self-portrait, of course! And what better subject than, oh, that time when the art-world patron was caught choking his now ex-wife, star chef Nigella Lawson, at a London restaurant, an incident that he referred to as a “playful tiff” rather than domestic abuse? The […]

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12.05.11 Marina Galperina

Extremely successful art collector and Saatchi Gallery owner Charles Saatchi has unleashed a lengthy, scathing attack on “the hideousness of the art world” and the “vulgar and depressingly shallow” “super-rich art-buying crowd.” In his rant of dissent from within he has found a perfect metaphor for all that is wrong with the Art World: Russian […]

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09.02.09 Will Sherman

Charles Saatchi confesses that Damien Hirst has lost his touch, but claims that 20th century histories will footnote “every artist other than Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd” and the shark-cutting skull bedazzler. The influential art collector, and co-founder of Saatchi & Saatchi, is surprisingly speaking out in a new tell-all book. Set for a […]

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