Artist Damien Hirst puts his art collection on public display in his new art gallery in Lambeth's Newport Street.
The collection of more than 2,000 pieces includes works by Francis Bacon, Banksy, Tracey Emin, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Haim Steinbach, Gavin Turk, and indigenous artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast, such as Robert Davidson, James Hart and Don Yeomans.
The venue houses six interconnected galleries, as well as a restaurant and shop.
Entry to the public is free.
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Venue Details & Map
Newport Street Gallery
Newport StreetLambethLondonSE11 6AQ
- +44 20 3141 9320
To some extent a gallery review is likely to be influenced by impressions of the exhibit viewed. So, for that context: came here for the Jeff Koons show. There. There's my disclosure.
Thoughts on Koons aside, I really adore the Newport Street Gallery. It's small and, in Vauxhall, kind of out of the way. But that adds to its charm in a way.
The overall impression of the gallery is: sleek,...more
I came here for "wows" I came here for "ooo's" and I bloody well came here for "ahhhhs"
I got it! Oh baby I got ...it!
The gallery itself is large and spacious. I don't think they've utilised it to its maximum potential honestly.
The third room on the lower floor is not for the faint hearted! It's like walking into a live porno set! I wasn't sure if they were paintings or photos of what...more
A walk between stations, the Newport Street Gallery is a large gallery space, hosting a series of exhibitions from Damien Hirst's private collection. Everything about it is just cool - the vast expanse of white, the items inside, the bar / restaurant, and even the staff. Whether or not you like Damien Hirst or the collection on show, it's worth a visit if you're in the area.
We were there...more
One of the most out of the way random locations I've ever been to as it is in between main stations so prepare to walk.
On first visit what will hit you is the clean lines and whiteness of it all. It is very similar in feel and mood to the White Cube on the other side of the Southbank. It's so clinical, white and spacious it perfectly marries a modern theme of art and the restaurant that...more
Newport Street Gallery is a brand new art space in relative nomansland. I wonder if it will do the same to Vauxhall/Lambeth as The White Cube did to Bermondsey? Criticism or doubts about regeneration and gentrification aside, Newport Street Gallery is a beautiful place, even before you have seen a single piece of art.
And don't be put off when you learn that Damien Hirst is the driving...more