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FIRSTS, LONDON’S RARE BOOK FAIR
21 - 24 October 2021

The 64th edition of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association annual flagship rare book fair, Firsts London returns in 2021 at its new home Saatchi Gallery. One of the most prestigious rare book fairs in the world, showcasing rare, unique and unusual items from leading UK and international dealers in rare books and works on paper. Visitors including collectors, enthusiasts, and the general public will be able to browse items from reputable dealers, partake in specialist tours and enjoy immersing themselves in the world of literature and antiquarian history.

Admission: Thursday 21 October is by invitation or £50 at the door, Friday 22 October is £10 at the door, and weekends are free entry.

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ABOUT

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OUR HISTORY

Since 1985, Saatchi Gallery has presented contemporary art exhibitions showcasing the work of emerging artists. Exhibitions which primarily drew upon the collection of Charles Saatchi, led to Saatchi Gallery becoming a recognised authority in contemporary art globally. The Gallery acquired a strong reputation for introducing artists who would later gain worldwide recognition. In 2019 Saatchi Gallery became a registered charity and begun a new chapter in its history.

OUR MISSION

Saatchi Gallery exists as a registered charity to provide an innovative platform for contemporary art and culture. We are committed to supporting artists and rendering contemporary art accessible to all. We strive to present projects in physical and digital spaces that are engaging, enlightening and educational for diverse audiences.

OUR VALUES

Saatchi Gallery seeks to collaborate with artists in an open and honest manner with a primary aim of introducing their work to wider audiences.

The Gallery presents curated exhibitions on themes relevant and exciting in the context of contemporary creative culture. Our educational programmes aim to reveal the possibilities of artistic expression to young minds, encourage fresh thought and stimulate innovation.

As a charity, the organisation seeks to be self-funded and reinvests all revenue into its core activities to support access to contemporary art for all.

The Saatchi Gallery, London is registered as a charity with registration number 1182328, and its registered offices are in Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY, United Kingdom.

35 years of art

Marilyn x 100
Andy Warhol
Marilyn x 100
Andy Warhol
Most Wanted Man No.11, John Joseph H
Andy Warhol
Atomic Bomb
Andy Warhol
Mao
Andy Warhol
Mao
Andy Warhol
16 Jackies
Andy Warhol
Blue Electric Chair
Andy Warhol
Double Disaster: Silver Car Crash
Andy Warhol
Double Marlon
Andy Warhol
Jackie
Andy Warhol
Elvis 49 Times
Andy Warhol
Flowers
Andy Warhol
Liz
Andy Warhol
Tunafish Disaster
Andy Warhol

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VISITING SAATCHI GALLERY

Open 21 – 24 October for Firsts, London's Rare Book Fair

Thursday 21st October: 5pm - 9pm (£50 on the door ticket)
Friday 22nd October: 11am - 7pm (£10 tickets)
Saturday 23rd October: 11am - 6pm (Free entry)
Sunday 24th October: 11am - 5pm (Free entry)

Please note Saatchi Gallery's upcoming closures:

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