Old Person's Home At The Saatchi Gallery

 - Oct 8, 2008
References: saatchi-gallery & news.sky
The Saatchi gallery is to reopen after an overhaul and features fascinating pieces such as dead bodies of senior citizens in wheelchairs and a two-meter pile of feces. Nice.

The 70,000 sq ft gallery in Chelsea, London, is a former Army barracks. Now thanks to some serious sponsorship deals, it is also free for patrons. This is part of a plan to bring the world of modern art to the mainstream and attract a new demographic.

The Saatchi gallery's inaugural exhibition, The Revolution Continues, gathers together big hitters of modern Chinese art. Some of their works can be featured in the gallery above.

The most attention grabbing piece is called Old Person's Home and is by Chinese artist Sun Yuan. Found in the basement of the gallery, the waxwork figures are dressed as old world leaders and careen around in motorized wheelchairs. Make sure you check out the video on the read more URL. It's brilliantly crazy.