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05/08/2011

The British art collector Charles Saatchi is showing his controversial works in Australia, including Tracy Emin's notorious My Bed. So how is his cutting edge art going down in Adelaide?

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For the first time the British art collector Charles Saatchi is showing his controversial works in Australia, including Tracy Emin's notorious My Bed. So how is his cutting edge art going down in Adelaide? The Strand reports.

Acclaimed Irish novelist Sebastian Barry plunders his own family history, and with it, Ireland's, in his latest historical novel On Canaan's Side in which an 89 year old woman looks back at her eventful life.

Photo: ┬ęTracey Emin
My Bed
1998
Mattress, linens, pillows and objects 79 x 211 x 234 cm 31 x 83 x 92"

Image courtesy of the Saatchi Gallery.

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Mon 8 Aug 2011 12:32GMT

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  • Saatchi in Australia

    For the first time the British art collector Charles Saatchi shows his controversial works in Australia, including Tracy Emin's notorious My Bed.

    Duration: 07:00

  • Sebastian Barry

    Irish novelist Sebastian Barry plunders his own family history - and with it Ireland's - in his latest historical novel On Canaan's Side.

    Duration: 16:18

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