As Charles Saatchi makes final adjustments to the opening displays in his new gallery this weekend, two of his most celebrated proteges are threatening to spoil the party.
Chris Ofili, the Turner Prize-winning artist renowned for his innovative use of elephant dung, is preparing to sell one of his most impressive works to Saatchi's arch-rival, the Tate.
Meanwhile, Damien Hirst, Saatchi's most famous "find", has dismissed the new gallery - which launches this week - as "pointless" and "a waste of time".
The artist has also confirmed that he will miss its opening night - despite the fact that its first exhibition will be a retrospective of his work. …