Top Ten Artworks for Young Collectors at Phillips Hong Kong’s Autumn Sales
Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong Sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design feature an awe-inspiring selection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary artworks.
Larrys List – 14 hours ago
‘I’m Leaving It to the Artists to Create This Thing’: Swizz Beatz on His New App and Why the Artists He Admires Are Like His Family
No Commission, the nomadic art fair and music festival founded by Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean that lets artists keep 100 percent of the proceeds from their sales, is on hiatus this year. But the esteemed hip-hop producer and art patron will still have a big presence during Miami Art Week, where he’ll be giving a Creative Minds Talk with artist Kehinde Wiley.
Artnet – 2 days ago
Not a Single Story II
In the overgrown castle grounds, sheds and barns at Wanås Konst sculpture park and art gallery, the setting for art is highly immersive and facilitates a variety of adventurous explorations. The permanent collection in the sculpture park is complemented with a program of temporary exhibitions and related events. With a mission to produce and communicate art that challenges and redefines the view of society, this summer’s international group exhibition did just that.
Independent Collectors – 6 days ago
Paintings by Van Dyck and Delacroix Are Among a Trove of Almost 400 Works Heading to the Met From a Late Trustee
“The Met would not be what it is today without Jayne and Charles Wrightsman," said the museum's director, Max Hollein.
Artnet – 7 days ago
A Museum-Quality Art Collection Is a Surprise Find in This Ski Resort
Rare Georgia O’Keeffe lithographs, Gustave Baumann prints, and Edward Curtis photographs line the halls of the Blake at Taos Ski Valley.
Hyperallergic – 7 days ago
How Mega-Collectors Don and Mera Rubell Keep Finding New Artists to Support
When a young Keith Haring wanted to reassure his parents that he could make it as an artist in New York, he got them a dinner invitation at the home of Don and Mera Rubell. This was in 1982, and Haring was about to have his first high-profile solo exhibition, at Tony Shafrazi Gallery.
Artsy – 8 days ago
The Art Collection of Walt Disney’s Daughter Could Bring in $14 Million at Christie’s This Week
The much-anticipated launch of Disney+ isn’t the only reminder of Walt Disney’s vast and lasting cultural legacy this week. The art collection of Disney’s daughter, Diane Disney Miller, is also in the news for its impressive auction estimates: Christie’s says the Ron and Diane Disney Miller collection is expected to bring in about $14 million for its 40 lots, which will be offered across a series of sales, including the postwar and contemporary art sales this week.
Artnet – 8 days ago
Art Owned by Fugitive Russian Banker Discovered Outside Moscow
The contents of the collection came under scrutiny in 2017 after Ananyev and his brother Dmitry—who is also wanted for embezzling nearly $1.6 billion—lost ownership of their bank, Promsvyazbank. The bank’s new management had a few questions for the museum, foremost: Where were hundreds of millions of rubles worth of art?
Art News – 9 days ago
Centuries Of Art-Treasures At Colección Fortabat
Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat found its public home in 2008 parallel to the harbour of the heavily restored and now very trendy area of Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires. The collection and its whopping, light-filled venue originated as an initiative of the late Amalia de Fortabat, who existed as Argentina’s wealthiest woman.
Independent Collectors – 13 days ago
What A Bad Place This French Castle Is
Visiting the comparatively austere, but nevertheless spectacular château(castle) of the Loire Valley in France, we do not only enter a piece of historic architecture, but also into collector Philippe Meaille’s private museum of contemporary art, in which he houses his universe of Art & Language.
Larrys List – 14 days ago
A New Museum Seeks to Make Texas a Centre of Contemporary Art
Beginning in 1993, Linda Pace established herself as a cornerstone of the San Antonio art scene by overseeing a residency program called Artpace, which brought a steady stream of up-and-coming talent whose work would become the foundation of her collection.
Frieze Magazine – 14 days ago
Everything is about quality. Also in contemporary art
When we started to collect, the only other person who knew that we were quite interested in contemporary art was our postman – because everything came by mail. A lot has changed in the art world now – everything is on the internet, there’s so much information. You can check out all of the exhibitions from home. But when we started, it was just an invitation in the mailbox.
Arterritory – 17 days ago
The Timekeeper Of The Adrastus Collection
The Adrastus Collection, built since the 1990’s by Spanish investor Javier Lumbreras, became officially founded in 2000 together with his wife Lorena Pérez-Jácome. This was when a more precise, coherent and clear phase of redefinition began, where today it is devoted to being “a radical experimental collection focused on 21st century art”.
Independent Collectors – 20 days ago
Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs Is Selling Off His Entire Art Collection, Including a $3 Million Ed Ruscha
After nearly 20 years of collecting art, the fashion designer Marc Jacobs is looking for a fresh start. As he prepares to sell his New York City apartment, he’s also auctioning off all the art hanging inside it. Sotheby’s has even named the New York sale “Marc Jacobs: Between Collections.”
Artnet – 20 days ago
Geometric Abstraction in Buenos Aires: Informal Education through Art
With a collection mainly anchored in geometric abstraction, collector Aldo Rubino has established the Museum of Contemporary Art of Buenos Aires (MACBA) andaims at providing informal education to local audience through art and contributing to the cultural scene of the country. As the collection has grown to around 400 works, it is also constructing its historical importance locally and globally.
Larrys List – 21 days ago
Russian billionaire's huge Moscow art hub—designed by Renzo Piano—will open in September 2020
Russia’s richest man, Leonid Mikhelson—worth $27.4bn according to Forbes—will unveil his GES-2 contemporary art centre in Moscow, near the Kremlin, in September 2020.
The Art Newspaper – 21 days ago
Architects of their own lives
We started collecting artists from our own generation. Afterwards we were always looking at a younger group of artists, which have been added to the collection. Today we are still collecting a young generation of artists. We are still building our collection because it is such a passion and so difficult not to continue. It is a disease, in fact...
Arterritory – 22 days ago
A 13-year fight over cardboard: Kippenberger restoration drama finally comes to a close
Who knew cardboard could be so contentious? A long-running lawsuit regarding damage to the cardboard frames on a triptych of Martin Kippenberger paintings has quietly come to a conclusion as a Los Angeles court rejected a nearly $100m bad faith claim against the insurance company XL Specialty.
The Art Newspaper – 22 days ago
After Major Bay Area Collector Dies, Key Works by de Kooning, Pollock Go to Stanford University
When Mary Margaret “Moo” Anderson, a prominent Bay Area philanthropist, died last week at age 92, many were quick to note that she and her husband, Harry W. “Hunk” Anderson, had transformed Stanford University’s art collection.
Art News – 23 days ago
To Settle a Bitter Divorce, a Court Is Expected to Task Veteran Dealer Michael Findlay With Selling Harry and Linda Macklowe’s $700 Million Art Collection
There is an old adage in the auction industry that major art sales are driven by the “three D’s”: debt, divorce, and death. But rarely has there been a “D” as big as the acrimonious split of billionaire art-collecting couple Harry and Linda Macklowe.
Artnet – 23 days ago
A Glimpse Inside Sofia Coppola’s Art Collection
Who doesn’t love Sofia Coppola? The Virgin Suicides, The Bling Ring, Marie Antoinette…she is the queen of art girl cinema. But as well as directing the dreamiest scenes of girlhood, teenhood and womanhood, Sofia Coppola has an impressive collection of art herself.
The Art Gorgeous – 24 days ago
The Vision of an Unstructured Structure
I believe that a true collector has always collected an item in each phase of their life. I started to collect toys (match-box cars), and stamps at age ten; I still collect 1:43 scale toy cars today. I consider my collection as being extremely sentimental.
Arterritory – 24 days ago
Mary Margaret ‘Moo’ Anderson, Bay Area Philanthropist Who Transformed Stanford University’s Art Collection, Is Dead at 92
Mary Margaret “Moo” Anderson, who collected modern and contemporary works with her husband Harry “Hunk” Anderson, died on Tuesday at age 92.
Art News – 25 days ago
‘La Pelle’ and ‘Luogo e Segni’ – Pinault Collection
“My sincere wish is that the contemporary art center, consisting of Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, shall remain truly contemporary. This impetus is a matter of great importance for me but also for Venice, a city, which has always inspired the best of creativity.” – François Pinault
Independent Collectors – a month ago
In the Post-Warren Kanders Era, Artists and Dealers Wonder: Should Collectors Be Vetted?
The bruising battle this spring that led to the resignation of Warren Kanders from the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art has the art world wondering: What’s next?
Artnet – a month ago
Jean Pigozzi collection of contemporary African art exhibit opens in Zurich
Only three months after the announcement by the MoMA of having received 45 works of African contemporary art from the collector Jean Pigozzi – a major donation described as “a transformative gift” by the museum, Galerie Gmurzynska is presenting Expressions d’Afrique – Inside Jean Pigozzi’s Collection.
Art Daily – a month ago
K11 Musea Is the Culmination of Billionaire Collector Adrian Cheng’s Vision for a Hybrid Art-and-Luxury Empire. But He’s Not Done Yet
“The incubation of art, design, and creativity is very much needed at all times, and K11 Musea is a place that celebrates creativity,”
Artnet – a month ago
Largest Private Collection of African American Quilts Donated to a Berkeley Museum
The estate of art scholar and collector Eli Leon donated nearly 3,000 quilts to the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Hyperallergic – a month ago
Top Collectors Wed: Stavros Niarchos and Dasha Zhukova Tie the Knot
The art world officially has a new power couple. Two of the world’s top collectors—Dasha Zhukova, the Russian heiress and founder of Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and Stavros Niarchos, heir to a Greek shipping fortune—married in Paris last weekend, just ahead of one of Europe’s most important art fairs, FIAC.
Art News – a month ago
The Twist of Kistefos
Established in 1996 by Norwegian businessman and art collector Christen Sveaas on the former site of his family wood pulp business, Kistefos comprises an industrial museum, exhibition galleries and sculpture park at Jevnaker, 75 kilometres north of Oslo.
Independent Collectors – a month ago
Why This Real Estate Broker Collects Only Figurative Paintings
fell in love the second I saw my Peter Saul painting in person. I searched for over two years for a work that I really loved and also could afford. I was finally able to find the perfect piece a like six months ago, and I still get excited every time I see it on my wall.
Larrys List – a month ago
Stefan Edlis, Who Went From Refugee to Eminent Art Collector and Museum Patron, Has Died at Age 94
Stefan Edlis, one of the nation’s most prominent museum donors and modern and contemporary art collectors, has died at age 94. The news was first announced by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, one of several important art institutions that benefited from the philanthropy of Edlis and his wife, Gael Neeson.
Artnet – a month ago
Juan and Patricia Vergez: the Buenos Aires couple championing playfully immersive art
Art Basel presents Meet the Collectors: a new video series introducing some of the world’s most exciting art collections – and the people behind them
Art Basel – a month ago
Art expands the brain
Born in Italy, Valeria Napoleone has lived in London for many years and is one of the brightest visionaries on Great Britain’s art scene. An art collector, patroness and philanthropist, over the past twenty years she has created one of the most conceptually strong collections of contemporary art in Europe.
Arterritory – a month ago
Ruby City: collector Linda Pace's dream museum becomes reality in Texas
In 2007, the Texas hot-sauce heiress, collector and artist Linda Pace awakened from a dream dominated by a glowing red structure that reminded her of the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz, albeit in a different hue. Quickly she grabbed a pad and sketched a vivid image.