Newport Street Gallery

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Newport Street Gallery
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Located in Vauxhall, south London, Newport Street Gallery presents exhibitions of work from Damien Hirst’s art collection. Exhibitions vary between solo and group shows and admission to the gallery is free. Newport Street Gallery is the realisation of Hirst’s long-term ambition to share his art collection with the public. Designed by architects Caruso St John, the gallery spans 37,000 square feet and includes six exhibition spaces – one with a ceiling height of 11 metres – split over two levels.
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Ferenc M
United Kingdom908 contributions
All his own work - fantastic
Jun 2021
An exhibition solely of his own work..just superb. If you are a fan, you cant miss this. The gallery itself is such a delight, shame the cafe is shut though. 50 of his own works and laid out with plenty of space so you can appreciate them.

This is a dont miss.
Written June 26, 2021
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futtock21
London, UK11,094 contributions
Hirst does a retrospective of himself
Nov 2020 • Solo
I suppose it was inevitable that Damien Hirst would one day use his Newport Street Gallery to exhibit his own work. Whether this was because Covid-19 created a gap in his programming I know not. But given the prevalent theme of death in so much of his work from the pickled fish to decomposing animal heads in plastic boxes swarming with flies and the cabinets of potentially lethal drugs this exhibition seems timely. But whereas all of this material once had a cutting edge effect what was the shock of the new is now the repetition of the passé. And the calf’s head dripping in ketchup all seems terribly tame in stark contrast with the grim reality of the mounting deaths in the immediate world outside. More diverting was the female staff member brushing non-existent detritus from the floor into a pan. Not sure what point was being made but it distracted attention from the other banalities on display.
Written November 1, 2020
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jobst56
Hamburg, Germany1,707 contributions
special gallery
Oct 2019
Set up or run by British artist Damian Hirst, this gallery is situated in a rather quiet area not far from tube station Vauxhall.
I was there when it opened in the morning, and I was the only visitor for at least half an hour.
Written November 29, 2019
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Scotland2Infinity
Glasgow, UK21 contributions
Awesome!!
Nov 2019 • Solo
This place was the highlight of my trip to London! I want along time see the “disinformation” paintings by John Squire. I am so impressed by these paintings. It was fantastic to see them up close.
I recommend a visit to the pharmacy while there, they will sort you out ;)
Written November 7, 2019
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solenodon_joe
London, UK145 contributions
A true hidden gem of an art gallery
Sep 2019
I love visiting this art venue. I have never seen it busy and it always has really interesting exhibitions in this beautiful space. I'm almost hesitant to say more in case its gets busy
Written September 22, 2019
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gary w
Chiswick, UK1,271 contributions
‘Reason Gives No Answers’ is a mix of artists, some of which are very well known like Sarah Lucas
Sep 2019
A great gallery space, always worth visting if you're into contemporary art and the latest Brit art - Weds 11th Sept was the opening of the above mixed selection of sculptural works and paintings, a strangely curated selection not all to my fancy - but the good stuff made up for it !
Written September 16, 2019
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ChateauChapeliere
Flaujagues, France207 contributions
Great Space Fab Cafe
Jul 2019 • Family
I loved the proportions of this gallery space. Very easy to get to from Central London, its within walking distance from Lambeth Bridge. The in house cafe is based around Damien Hirst's "pills" works and its a great place to grab a drink whilst seated amongst various pharmacy paraphernalia.
Written July 30, 2019
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The Pursuit of Food
London, UK26 contributions
Great Contemporary art
Mar 2019
Interesting gallery a few minutes walk away from Vauxhall Station. They always have very interesting exhibitions going on, it's free and they have a quite little resturant called Pharmacy 2 on the top floor.
Written May 26, 2019
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gary w
Chiswick, UK1,271 contributions
Lovely gallery with always interesting art - see the John Bellany works
Apr 2019 • Solo
An interesting selection of contemporary art here - always worth a look!

I quite like the current John Bellany works, see my pics

And its free ! So keep supporting it .....
Written April 14, 2019
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futtock21
London, UK11,094 contributions
Alan Davie & John Bellany
Mar 2019 • Solo
I am not a fan of Damian Hirst the artist. I find his art synthetic, overblown and over-hyped. Indeed like fellow charlatan and multi-millionaire Jeff Koons Hirst is the model self-publicist as artist. I fancy just as the alleged composer Pierre Boulez might be better remembered as a conductor and teacher of the greats of 20th century music so Hirst might ultimately be better remembered as a great collector. Newport Street is his gallery. His first exhibition did much to revive the reputation of abstract artist John Holland. His latest exhibition brings together arguably the two greatest Scottish artists of the late twentieth century, Alan Davie and John Bellany. Whereas Davie’s art is all about mystic signs and symbols, Bellany’s is about his own dark, deeply personal and ultimately tragic journey through a failed and revived marriage, illness and alcoholism. It was particularly chilling to see some of his large earliest canvases with ghoulish figures painted onto a jet black background set against some of his later more brightly coloured but often orange dominated works in which he himself appears as half-man half-fish and his wife Helen usually bars breasted is never far away. There is a useful catalogue of all the works on display spread over six galleries on two floors.
Written March 1, 2019
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