I'd like a compilation of various galleries. Assuming that there would be adequate resources, in terms of financial backing, staffing and equipment, I'd have the Saatchi Collection in the Royal Academy's position with the Serpentine Gallery's setting and the facilities of the Tate Gallery. Those components are fairly crucial.
Another aspect would be to have a 'shop window' so that people could see the art (in the same way that the Lisson Gallery's new extension faces the street). I feel passionate about creating a climate in which this work can be seen. My gallery would be an integral part of city life, in the way department stores in Japan show contemporary work. Contemporary art will always be an enigma until it becomes a part of our daily life. In an ideal world, there would be no restrictions for siting sculpture outdoors.
I would also have a flat and studio for visiting artists to be working in residence and visited by the public. And a flat for myself, above the 'shop'. Above all, I'd choose a clean, white space, an industrial space, which breaks down barriers. Also, an abundance of natural light and ceilings of no less than 15ft high. Once I'd got the building, I'd want a minimum of pounds 1m a year to run it. Actually, pounds 1.5m would be better.
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