Synopses & Reviews
The Triumph of Painting: The Complete Volume, at close to six hundred pages, will be the definitive book on the whole current of new painting. It will include the work of the most influential European artists, new painters from Eastern Europe and the United States, and a wide range of previously unknown and un-exhibited young artists. Charles Saatchi, more than any other figure, has defined the pace and shape of new art shown in Britain.
The Complete Volume, at close to 600 pages, will be the definitive book on the whole current of new painting. No such reference exists in the art world. It includes the most influential European figures, new painters from Eastern Europe and the U.S.
From January 2005, the Saatchi Gallery, London, will hold an exhibition devoted entirely to painting, opening with works by some of the most influential European artists of our time, followed by works of a newer generation. The Triumph of Painting marks this project and should stand as the definitive book of current art.
The Triumph of Painting was the title for an ambitious series of exhibitions organized by the Saatchi Gallery in London that began early in 2005. The collection and the extent of the exhibition have since expanded. Highlighting the best in contemporary American art, this is the second book showcasing Saatchi's collection and includes a selection of some never before seen work.