He has always liked London because in summer have air conditioning in the street. After a few weeks of unbearable heat, Thank you occasionally get jacket (and waterproofs).
I wanted to post this weekend, as usual, but the wifi hotels still does not pass the test of resistance, so I decided to wait to return to my Barcelona to post.
In addition to what touches do in London when you go with teenagers, I booked the last day to visit something I did not know from my previous visits: A Saatchi Gallery.
Saatchi Gallery. A compelling reason for a lightning visit to London
The space is impressive. Now (summer 2017) Actually Saatchi Gallery is in Chelsea, en King’s Road. Upon entering the enclosure, one huge garden lawn precedes the two columns that give entrance to the enclosure.
I like talking about creativity, I believe that art should from there, rather than innovation. While I recognize that there are good examples of innovation made art, especially reinterpretations have done some work Warhol.
Returning to the purity of things, and paraphrasing Toni Segarra (one that writes ads), "Creativity is not copying".
I say that the exterior and interior space and themselves are spectacular, but the best is what is exposed. 90% creativity, 10% innovation.
The selfie to self-expression
Maybe I've been lucky enough to find one of the most powerful signs that can be seen "From selfie to self-expression”, dedicated to the self-portrait throughout history.
Gallery 1. Classic self-expression
The first gallery and surprises with a majestic "Las Meninas" by Velazquez backlit included one of the more subtle self-portraits history. The fun thing about this gallery is that all works are projected through smartphones (Huawei is a sponsor) that can give each piece like the purest style Instagram. But this gallery also find Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Van Gogh, Munch y Rembrandt.
Who says that selfies are something today? They take us centuries.
Gallery 2. The selfies in modern art
In this gallery you can see works by Warhol, Basquiat, Lucien Freud. The best, In view of each work from different perspectives.
Gallery 3. Start the show
Making an art show is not easy. Christopher Baker has done a 270º assembly called "How I learned to stop listening to love the noise". It consists of thousands of clips of people talking in different languages and different volumes. Awesome. Here's the video. Turn up the volume.