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Why is the Saatchi Gallery of London considered controversial by some?

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Asked by Neha Sahi, 18 Nov '10 12:02 pm
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It is a controversy between advocates of Censorship and those who hate any restrictions, especially in matters relating to display (of art). The Photos of naked children that are on display has provoked public sense of morality. There was a police visit on the art gallery owned by art collector Charles Saatchi. However, the naked childrens pictures are still there and the matter is yet to be resolved between peoples moral policing and the law of the Crown.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 18 Nov '10 12:23 pm

 
  
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Artists such as Sandro Chia and Sean Scully, to whom Saatchi had been a patron in the late 1970s and early 1980s, felt betrayed by him when their work was sold in bulk from his collection, and Saatchi was accused of destroying Chia's career.[33] Saatchi said that the matter only became an issue because Chia "had a psychological need to be rejected in public" and is now "most famous for being dumped", but that he had only ever owned seven Chia's, which he sold back to Chia's two dealers, who re-sold them easily to museums or notable collectors.[33] Saatchi claimed that a sale of strong work can help to galvanize the market for them.[
Answered by Pare$h, 18 Nov '10 12:06 pm

 
  
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