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Contemporary Chinese Art- another kind of view

DSL Collection

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online since  2008-10-11
The stuff of people’s prayers and dreams

Charles Saatchi’s inaugural exhibition at his new gallery in Chelsea, The Revolution Continues, is the most persuasive showing of contemporary Chinese art yet mounted in this country and also the best, most coherent display of work from his own collection since Sensation in 1997.

Gone are the bombast and the fumbling that marked his reign at County Hall with its passé shows of European painting, and the subsequent uncertain foray into American art at Burlington Gardens. Here, at the 70,000 sq ft Duke of York’s HQ, the Medici of the King’s Road rules a state-of-the-art building that is, in its ample, clean design, sensitive lighting, gorgeous floors and airy elegance, an example of a private museum grand and serious enough to compete with national institution
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