Arthur Sarkissian Game in the Museum Oil on canvas, 195 x 145 cm © Arthur Sarkissian Image courtesy of the Saatchi Online
Wayne Mok Headstrong #2 Acrylic on canvas, 81 x 61cm
© Wayne Mok Image courtesy of the Saatchi Online
The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill ( @HyattChurchill) is continuing its association with the international art world with a new exhibition of works from Saatchi Online, the global platform established by the Saatchi Gallery London.
Burning Bright, which will open tomorrow Wednesday 20th February, features a selection of works from Saatchi Online, which was launched by the Saatchi Gallery to give emerging artists the chance to showcase and sell their work to art lovers all over the world. It is now the largest online art gallery in the world. All the works in the exhibition will be for sale.
This exhibition gives guests at the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill a unique opportunity to interact with contemporary art outside the normal art environment of a gallery or museum, with the added bonus of enabling them to purchase works of art at reasonable prices by the new talent of today and the great talent of tomorrow.
The exhibition features stunning works by rising stars such as Daisy Clarke who has previously exhibited at the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and counts among her collectors Hugh Grant and Jeremy Irons; Michael Newton, long-listed for the presitigious John Moores Painting Prize in 2012; Geoff Diego Litherland, who graduated in 2012 from Goldsmith College, London where he won the prestigious Warden’s Purchase Prize; and Heloise Delegue, a recent graduate of the Sorbonne in Paris.
In addition, the Hyatt in association with the Republic of Fritz Hansen has created a special Saatchi Suite for guests to stay in and experience contemporary art in an intimate setting. Art works by Saatchi Online artists will also be adorning the walls of the Saatchi Suite and all items in the suite will be for sale. Highlights include: collages by Kazuya Tsuji, a recent graduate of Chelsea College of Art and Design in London; new paintings by Alex Hanna who has exhibited at the BP Portrait Award at the National Gallery in London; and Effects of the Earth’s Motions, a wall-based installation by Chantal Powell, who has previously exhibited at the Venice Biennale.
The Saatchi Suite will be furnished with iconic pieces from world-renowned Danish design brand Republic of Fritz Hansen™. Established in 1872, Fritz Hansen has worked with a variety of the most influential architects and designers including Arne Jacobsen, Cecilie Manz and Jaime Hayon.
About Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is conveniently located in the heart of London’s West End with views over the charming gardens of Portman Square. With 434 well-appointed guest rooms and suites and featuring 12 intimate and large meeting spaces, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill offers a full range of services tailored to serve the needs of business and leisure travellers. Dining options include ‘seasonal’ dishes in The Montagu and award-winning Italian cuisine at Locanda Locatelli and the highly acclaimed Churchill Bar & Terrace. Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill enables all guests, whether they are travelling to work, unwind or gather in celebration, to leave feeling productive and revitalised.
About the Saatchi Gallery
Founded in 1985, the Saatchi Gallery opened its new premises in the 70,000 sq. ft Duke of York’s HQ building on King’s Road in the heart of London in 2008. With free admission to all shows, the Saatchi Gallery aims to bring contemporary art to the widest audience possible. The Gallery attracts over 1.3 Million visitors a year. www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/
About Saatchi Online
Saatchi Online is a platform that allows emerging artists to showcase and sell their work and gives art lovers insider access to new talent from around the world. Launched in 2006 by London’s renowned Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Online aims to continue the gallery’s legacy of promoting new, contemporary talent and bringing great art to a wide audience. www.saatchionline.com/
About Republic of Fritz Hansen™
Founded in 1872 by Danish furniture cabinet maker Fritz Hansen, Republic of Fritz Hansen™ is today recognized as one of the world’s leading design and manufacturers of exclusive furniture. Known for their collaborations with some of the world’s most influential architects and designers, such as Arne Jacobsen and Poul Kjærholm, it has resulted in an outstanding collection of exclusive furniture designs. www.fritzhansen.com