Collectors

Bringer of hope and fine architecture

In a rare interview, His Highness the Aga Khan describes his global approach to helping Islamic communities help themselves, while also restoring their past heritage

Published online: 10 September 2014

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At the Saatchi Gallery charity begins… in secret

Name withheld of foundation that will benefit from sale of Emin’s bed

Published online: 10 September 2014

Art hoarder stashes Monet landscape in suitcase

The late collector Cornelius Gurlitt carried the work with him when he was hospitalised last December

Published online: 06 September 2014

Space and what to do with it

Ziba Ardalan had no intention of being just another rich collector. Inspired by Swiss kunsthalles, she set up Parasol Unit, and is celebrating its tenth anniversary

Published online: 03 September 2014

Beyond the borders

The museums that proclaimed Brazil’s art and artists to the world

Published online: 01 September 2014

Chinese art buyers turn to private sales

Deals behind closed doors have the advantage of keeping prices off the record books

Published online: 27 August 2014

 

Hell on wheels

The New York-based collector Adam Lindemann can often be seen zipping around art fairs, making his presence felt from Frieze to Fiac. In a...

Are you there, Hans?

At last count, 949 members had signed a Change.org petition entitled “Appoint Kanye West to Curate the 2015 Venice Art Biennale”. Of the...

Hot stuff

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros’s eyes are burning. Is it a symptom of art-fair-itis? Nope. The collector is just standing in front of Rafael...

 

Paris Photo 2012: From private archive to corporate collection

Timothy Prus, the founder of the Archive of Modern Conflict, tells us how he amassed four million amateur photographs from around the world while Lisa Erf, the director of the JP Morgan Chase art collection, talks about showing William Eggleston at Paris Photo.