The Saatchi has a perfect viewing space for large pieces such as these. This is viewed from a balcony, then it is possible to go downstairs and look at the pieces from ground level too. The part I like about this piece is the ring – it makes me think of something from a shipwreck, dragged out of the sea after years, with seaweed all over it.
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I like Folkert De Jong’s work. It’s a bit mad but… the scenes created here are like dreams. They’re part of a story that you feel but can’t always put into words.
There’s also a section on the website to add to the second edition of the book. In fact, maybe you’d better wait til next year to give me the second edition for Christmas 🙂
‘Brutal Simplicity of Thought: How It Changed the World’ by M&C Saatchi was at the V&A in the Sackler Centre in September. I thought it was fantastic so I took pictures of all of it.
‘Simplicity looks easy. It’s not. It’s easier to complicate than to simplify. This display by M&C Saatchi brings to life stunningly simple examples of concepts that have changed the world – from God to the humble paper clip; it celebrates moments when Brutal Simplicity of Thought ruled the world and showed that Nothing is Impossible. Based on the soon to be published book Brutal Simplicity of Thought (Ebury Publishing), this display aims to make us see everything afresh. It is the distillation, in words and pictures, of the Saatchi approach.’ – V&A website