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  1. April 11, 2014

    The art world we deserve?

    The term “art world” was coined in the mid-1960s by Arthur Coleman Danto, the influential American critic and pioneer of art...

  2. March 12, 2014

    The agony of Hegarty on Creativity

    Welcome back, vanity publishing – we have missed you. For a moment it looked like the concept would die in a digital age...

  1. December 20, 2013

    Nigella Lawson assistants cleared of fraud

    Maybe it’s not just her saucepans which are Teflon-coated. Nigella Lawson emerged with her commercial reputation tarnished...

  2. November 29, 2013

    Domestic goddess Nigella Lawson puts redemption on the menu

    A decade ago on a British chat show, Nigella Lawson was asked how she would depict herself if she were still a journalist....

  3. October 24, 2013

    Christie’s Saatchi auction

    Charles Saatchi took a sledgehammer to prevailing notions of how to sell work by emerging artists last week. In a...

  4. June 7, 2013

    Bling and buy

    The cultural cachet of Masterpiece – the most bling of London’s arts and antique fairs – continues to grow. In 2012 guests...

  5. November 30, 2012

    Double vision

    The first time I saw the art of Gert and Uwe Tobias, at the Maramotti collection in Italy, I was baffled. Fabulous, hybrid...

  6. September 14, 2012

    All about rarity value

    Peter Doig is in his London studio, surrounded by 30 canvases in various states of completion. One, at 2.5 x 3.5 metres, is...

  7. September 13, 2012

    Punk, precious, and dangerous to wear

    Unlike many of the artists who dabble in jewellery design, sculptors Tim Noble and Sue Webster regard it as a core part of...

  8. September 12, 2012

    The art of misunderstanding

    On the eve of Bharti Kher’s 2008 exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, the centrepiece...

  9. April 13, 2012

    No patience for virtue

    Be The Worst You Can Be: Life’s Too Long for Patience and Virtue, by Charles Saatchi, Booth-Clibborn Editions, RRP£9.99, 160...

  10. January 13, 2012

    The buying game

    When Charles Saatchi complains that collectors today are “comprehensively and indisputably vulgar”, you know the art world...

  11. November 18, 2011

    What Saatchi did next

    In a public/private debate that has made him Europe’s most celebrated collector, Charles Saatchi has been disputing the case...

  12. August 5, 2011

    Edinburgh untamed

    It has neither the panache nor the money of Venice or Basel, Miami or Frieze – which is precisely why the Edinburgh Art...

  13. June 17, 2011

    The Art Market: Fight to buy

    Paul Klee’s ‘Parklandschaft’ (1920), for sale at Sotheby’s There is always a scrum to get into Art Basel but this year’s...

  14. May 27, 2011

    Let’s get physical

    Dirk Skreber, ‘Untitled (Crash 1)’ and ‘Untitled (Crash 2)’ (2009) Charles Saatchi has for some years presented himself as...

  15. November 5, 2010

    Jackie Wullschlager reviews Charles Saatchi’s latest exhibitions in Lille and London

    Arif Ozakca’s ‘Untitled’ (2008) London’s Saatchi Gallery opened two years ago and quickly established itself as the most...

  16. October 9, 2010

    A Hedonist’s Guide to Art

    A Hedonist’s Guide to Art, edited by Laura K Jones, Filmer RRP£15, 161 pages The latest Hedonist’s Guide takes on a subject...

  17. October 8, 2010

    The Art Fund’s initiatives

    Stephen Deuchars in his London office Charles Saatchi isn’t the UK’s most important art buyer. You are.” So proclaims a...

  18. September 7, 2010

    Saatchi gift to the nation in doubt

    Zhang Dali’s ‘Chinese Offspring’ is among works Charles Saatchi planned to donate Plans by the art collector Charles Saatchi...

  19. July 2, 2010

    Saatchi gives 200 artworks to nation

    Charles Saatchi, the pre-eminent contemporary art collector of his generation, is donating more than 200 artworks from his...

  20. July 1, 2010

    Saatchi gives 200 artworks to the nation

    Collector’s bequest: (From top left) Tracey Emin’s “My Bed”, 1998; Jake and Dinos Chapman’s “Tragic Anatomies”, 1996; Kader...

  21. June 4, 2010

    Charles Saatchi’s ‘Newspeak’

    ‘It Happened In The Corner’ (2007) by Glasgow-based duo littlewhitehead Is Charles Saatchi having fun? On the plus side, he...

  22. May 7, 2010

    20 questions: Sol Kerzner, Kerzner International

    The son of Jewish immigrants, Sol Kerzner, 74, grew up in a poor Johannesburg suburb. In 1979, after building a number of...

  23. May 6, 2010

    20 questions: Sol Kerzner, Kerzner International

    The son of Jewish immigrants, Sol Kerzner, 74, grew up in a poor Johannesburg suburb. In 1979, after building a number of...

  24. April 30, 2010

    Tate Modern at 10

    A view of Tate Modern and the Millennium Bridge from across the Thames Jan Dalley This is something of a birthday...

  25. January 29, 2010

    Gruesome homage to Gandhi at Saatchi show

    A historic speech delivered by Mahatma Gandhi in the 1930s in protest against a British salt tax has been recreated in a...

  26. December 5, 2009

    When beauty is in the eye of the collector

    Programmes on art are richly available at present (at least on the BBC), and have produced two kinds of infuriation. The...

  27. November 6, 2009

    FT’s art critic turns curator

    Jackie Wullschlager gets ready to hang her show “Painting will always reflect your nature without mercy,” says artist Sean...

  28. September 24, 2009

    M&C Saatchi chief remains upbeat

    The chief of M&C Saatchi said the recession had not hit the advertising industry as hard as he expected, as the agency...

  29. February 25, 2009

    Freud takes a 3.3% stake in M&C Saatchi

    Two of the best-known names in British marketing are to come together after it emerged that Matthew Freud has bought a 3.3...

  30. February 25, 2009

    Freud takes a 3.3% stake in M&C Saatchi

    Two of the best-known names in British marketing are to come together after it emerged that Matthew Freud has bought a 3.3...

  31. January 31, 2009

    Perceptions of 'the other'

    Even if every show in the next decade at Charles Saatchi's opulent Chelsea gallery bombs, his place in art history will...

  32. January 3, 2009

    Happiness was...

    Let's not overdo this. It wasn't as though I had rung a stranger to break the news that a loved one had died. But the...

  33. January 3, 2009

    The demise of a once-great advertising agency

    From left: CDP alumni Sir Frank Lowe, Sir Alan Parker and Lord Puttnam photographed at the British Academy of Film and...

  34. January 3, 2009

    The Diary: Sarah Sands

    What will this period of austerity mean for the new-year diet? I don’t remember calorie-counting being part of the Dunkirk...

  35. December 27, 2008

    Private collections, public spaces

    Ronald Lauder's Neue Galerie is one of many important gallery spaces opened by collector-philanthropists in recent years....

  36. December 27, 2008

    A minimalist world of maps and models

    Sale: Keith Coventry: Copper and Silk. Location: Paul Stolper Gallery, 31 Museum Street, London WC1. tel: +44 (0)20-7580...

  37. November 22, 2008

    Private vice, public virtue

    Collecting has a whiff of the indecent about it. We know about Bluebeard, and John Fowles' clammily claustrophobic first...

  38. November 22, 2008

    Private vice, public virtue

    Collecting has a whiff of the indecent about it. We know about Bluebeard, and John Fowles’ clammily claustrophobic first...

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