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    The ARTnews 200

    Our 2005 list of the world’s top collectors

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    Juan Abelló
    Spanish Old Masters; modern and contemporary art, especially Spanish

    Paul Allen
    Impressionism; Old Masters; Pop art; tribal art

    Nancy and Philip Anschutz
    19th- and 20th-century American art, especially Western

    Plácido Arango
    Madrid and El Escorial, Spain; New York
    Old Masters; primitive Spanish paintings; modern and contemporary art; Chinese ceramics

    Hans Rasmus Astrup
    Oslo; Perth, Scotland
    Contemporary art

    Monique and Jean-Paul Barbier-Mueller
    Tribal art; pre-Columbian art; modern and contemporary art

    Cristina and Thomas W. Bechtler
    Contemporary art, especially Minimalism; photography

    Leonora and Jimmy Belilty
    Caracas; Paris
    Pre-Columbian art; African art; contemporary art; photography

    Marchesa Marida and Marchese Annibale Berlingieri
    Modern and contemporary art, especially Minimalism

    Debbie and Leon Black
    New York
    Old Masters; Impressionism; modern paintings; Chinese sculpture; contemporary art

    Scott Black
    Impressionism; modern art

    Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
    Old Masters; Impressionism; Islamic art

    Frances and John Bowes
    San Francisco and Sonoma, California; New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Irma and Norman Braman
    Miami; Alpes Maritimes, France
    Modern and contemporary art, especially American

    Udo Brandhorst
    Contemporary art

    Edythe L. and Eli Broad
    Los Angeles
    Contemporary art

    Barbara and Donald L. Bryant, Jr.
    St. Louis
    Abstract Expressionism, especially de Kooning;
    contemporary art

    Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy
    Sharon, Connecticut; Aspen; New York
    Contemporary art

    Frieder Burda
    Baden-Baden, Germany
    Modern and contemporary art, especially German Expressionism

    Monique and Max Burger
    Zumikon, Switzerland
    Post-1980s art

    Mary Livingston Griggs Burke
    New York
    Japanese art

    Blake Byrne
    Los Angeles
    Contemporary art

    Joop van Caldenborgh
    Wassenaar, Netherlands
    Modern and contemporary art, especially Conceptualism; photography; sculpture

    Gilberto Chateaubriand
    Rio de Janeiro
    Modern art; Brazilian art; photography

    Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Gustavo A. Cisneros
    Caracas; New York
    Latin American, European, and American modern and contemporary art; 17th- to 20th-century Latin American landscapes; Amazonian ethnographic objects

    James Clark
    Woodside, California
    Impressionism; modern art

    Cherryl and Frank Cohen
    Manchester, England
    Modern British and contemporary art

    Steven Cohen
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Eduardo Costantini
    Buenos Aires
    20th-century Latin American art

    Douglas S. Cramer
    New York; Roxbury, Connecticut; Martha’s Vineyard
    Contemporary art, especially 1960s and ’80s American

    Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz
    Key Biscayne, Florida
    Contemporary art, especially Latin American

    Dimitri Daskalopoulos
    Modern and contemporary art

    Hélène and Michel Alexandre David-Weill
    Paris and Cap d’Antibes, France; New York
    17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century French paintings

    Ulla Dreyfus
    Binningen and Gstaad, Switzerland
    Asian art; Old Masters; Symbolism and Surrealism; contemporary art

    Barney A. Ebsworth
    Bellevue, Washington; Honolulu
    American modern and contemporary art

    Stefan T. Edlis and H. Gael Neeson
    Chicago; Aspen
    Contemporary art

    Harald Falckenberg
    Contemporary German and American art

    Daniel Filipacchi
    Paris; New York
    Modern art, especially Surrealism

    Anne and Jerome Fisher
    Modern art

    Doris and Donald Fisher
    San Francisco
    Contemporary art, especially German and American

    Aaron I. Fleischman
    Washington, D.C.
    Modern and contemporary art

    Friedrich Christian Flick
    Gstaad, Switzerland; London
    Contemporary art

    Maxine and Stuart Frankel
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    Minimalism and Abstract Expressionism

    Glenn R. Fuhrman
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Soichiro Fukutake
    Okayama, Japan
    Impressionism; contemporary art

    Kathleen and Richard S. Fuld, Jr.
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Works on paper, especially postwar and contemporary

    Antoine de Galbert
    Contemporary and primitive art

    Danielle and David Ganek
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Contemporary art and photography

    Garza Sada family
    Monterrey, Mexico
    Contemporary art; 20th-century Mexican art

    David Geffen
    Los Angeles
    Modern and contemporary art, especially Abstract Expressionism

    Marsha and Jay Glazer
    Mercer Island, Washington
    Modern and contemporary art

    Ingvild Goetz
    Contemporary art, especially British and Conceptual

    Carol and Arthur Goldberg
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Isabel Goldsmith
    London; Mexico City; Beverly Hills
    19th-century paintings, especially Victorian and Symbolist; contemporary photography

    Giuliano Gori
    Pistoia, Italy
    Modern and contemporary art, especially Conceptual; sculpture

    Laurence Graff
    Contemporary art

    Esther Grether
    Bottmingen, Switzerland
    Modern and contemporary art

    Kenneth C. Griffin and Anne Dias
    Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

    Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro
    New York; Peninsula, Ohio; Kent, Connecticut
    Contemporary art; African art; Chinese art

    Ann and Graham Gund
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Modern and contemporary art

    Joseph Hackmey
    Tel Aviv; London
    Modern and contemporary art

    Margit and Paul Hahnloser-Ingold
    Modern and contemporary art

    Elizabeth and Richard Hedreen
    Modern and contemporary art

    Ydessa Hendeles
    Contemporary art; photography

    Annick and Anton Herbert
    Ghent, Belgium
    Contemporary art, especially Conceptualism, Minimalism, and arte povera

    Donald Hess
    Napa, California; Bolligen, Switzerland
    Contemporary art

    Marieluise Hessel
    Jackson, Wyoming; New York
    International contemporary art, especially since 1960

    Ronnie and Samuel Heyman
    New York; Palm Beach; Greens Farms, Connecticut
    Modern and contemporary art, especially Miró, Léger, Gorky, Giacometti, and Dubuffet

    Janine and J. Tomilson Hill
    New York
    Postwar American and European art

    Marguerite and Robert Hoffman
    Postwar American and European art; Chinese monochromes

    Susan and Michael Hort
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Elsa and Theo Hotz
    Meilen, Switzerland
    Contemporary art

    Frank Huang
    Chinese porcelain; Impressionist and modern paintings

    Carl Icahn
    New York and East Hampton, New York; Las Vegas
    Old Masters; Impressionism

    Audrey Irmas
    Los Angeles
    Contemporary art; photography

    Dakis Joannou
    Contemporary art

    Bebe and R. Crosby Kemper, Jr.
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Old Masters; modern and contemporary art

    Nasser David Khalili
    Islamic art; Swedish textiles; Spanish metalwork

    Jeanne and Michael L. Klein
    Houston and Austin; Santa Fe
    Postwar and contemporary art

    Uli Knecht
    Contemporary art, especially Pop and German

    Robert P. Kogod
    Washington, D.C.
    Modern and contemporary art, especially American

    Alicia Koplowitz
    Old Masters; modern art

    Sarah-Ann and Werner Kramarsky
    New York
    Modern and contemporary drawings, especially American

    Pamela and Richard Kramlich
    San Francisco
    Contemporary art, especially video and film

    Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis
    New York; Vail and Meeker, Colorado; Bal Harbour, Florida
    Old Master drawings and paintings; Impressionism; 20th-century art; French furniture

    Myron Kunin
    Minneapolis; Laguna Beach
    Modern American art

    Barbara and Jon Landau
    New York
    Old Master paintings and sculpture; 19th-century French paintings; American Modernism

    Emily Fisher Landau
    New York; Santa Fe; Palm Beach
    Contemporary American art

    Evelyn and Leonard Lauder
    New York; Aspen
    Modern art, especially Cubism

    Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder
    New York and Wainscott, New York; Washington, D.C.; Palm Beach; Paris
    Old Masters; 19th- and 20th-century art, especially Austrian

    Barbara Lee
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Modern and contemporary art by women

    Gerhard Lenz
    Söll, Austria
    Contemporary European art

    Elizabeth and Rudolf Leopold
    German and Austrian Expressionism, especially Schiele

    Joseph Lewis
    Nassau, Bahama Islands
    Impressionism; modern art

    Adam Lindemann
    New York
    Contemporary and tribal art

    Andrew Lloyd Webber
    London and Berkshire, England; New York
    18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century paintings, especially the Pre-Raphaelites

    Margaret and Daniel S. Loeb
    New York and East Hampton, New York; Miami
    Postwar and contemporary art

    Vicki and Kent Logan
    Vail, Colorado
    Contemporary art

    Eugenio López
    Mexico City; Los Angeles
    Contemporary art

    Peter and Paula Lunder
    Waterville, Maine
    19th- and early 20th-century American art

    Ninah and Michael Lynne
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Linda and Harry Macklowe
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Susan and John Magnier
    County Tipperary, Ireland; Geneva, Switzerland; Marbella, Spain; Barbados
    18th-century British paintings; 20th-century Irish art; equestrian art; modern art

    Sherry and Joel Mallin
    New York and Pound Ridge, New York
    Modern and contemporary art, especially sculpture

    Martin Z. Margulies
    Key Biscayne, Florida
    Modern and contemporary art; photography

    Anne and John Marion
    Fort Worth; Santa Fe; Palm Springs; White Sulphur Springs, Montana
    17th- and 18th-century European art; modern and contemporary art

    Donald B. Marron
    New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Dinos Martinos
    Piraeus, Greece
    Antiquities; modern and contemporary art; icons

    Jan and Frederick Mayer
    Denver and Englewood, Colorado
    Colonial Latin American art

    Frances G. and James W. McGlothlin
    Mid-19th- and early-20th-century American art, especially Hudson River School, Impressionism, and realism

    Henry S. McNeil
    Contemporary art, especially Minimalism

    Gabi and Werner Merzbacher
    20th-century art, especially Fauvism and German Expressionism

    Robert Miller
    New York; Hong Kong; London; Gstaad, Switzerland; Paris
    Old Masters; 19th-century paintings; American abstraction

    Julie and Edward J. Minskoff
    New York
    Postwar, Pop, and contemporary European art

    Peter Moores
    London and Wigan, England
    15th- to 20th-century European art; archaic Chinese bronzes; contemporary British art

    Raymond D. Nasher
    Dallas; New York
    Modern and contemporary art, especially sculpture; Oceanic and pre-Columbian art

    Victoria and Samuel I. Newhouse, Jr.
    New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Philip S. Niarchos
    Paris; London; St. Moritz
    Old Masters; Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Jacqueline and Philippe Nordmann
    Geneva; Paris
    Primitive art; Egyptian art; modern art

    Peter Norton
    Santa Monica; New York
    Contemporary art

    Maja Oeri and Hans U. Bodenmann
    Contemporary art

    Arendt Oetker
    Contemporary art

    Sammy Ofer
    London; Monte Carlo; Tel Aviv; New York
    Impressionism; modern art

    Thomas Olbricht
    Essen, Germany
    Modern and contemporary art

    George Ortiz
    Vandoeuvres, Switzerland; Paris
    Antiquities; tribal art; 15th-century Italian art; 18th-century European art

    Judy and Michael Ovitz
    Los Angeles
    Contemporary art; Ming furniture; modern paintings; African art

    Count and Countess Giuseppe Panza di Biumo
    Milan; Massagno, Switzerland
    Contemporary art, especially from the 1960s and ’70s

    Mary and John Pappajohn
    Des Moines; New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Bernardo Paz
    Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Contemporary art, especially Brazilian

    Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman
    Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
    Postwar and contemporary art

    Juan Antonio Perez Simon
    Mexico City
    15th- to 20th-century European art, especially Barbizon School, Cubism, Impressionism, Surreal­ism, and German Expressionism

    François Pinault
    Contemporary art

    Ron Pizzuti
    Columbus, Ohio; Windmere, Florida
    Modern and contemporary art

    Elizabeth and Harvey Plotnick
    Old Master prints; Islamic ceramics; rare books

    Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli
    Contemporary art

    Véronique and Louis-Antoine Prat
    17th- and 18th-century French drawings

    Lisa S. and John A. Pritzker
    San Francisco

    Emily Pulitzer
    St. Louis
    Cubism; Post-Impressionism; Abstract Expressionism

    Cindy and Howard Rachofsky
    Contemporary art­

    Carol and Stewart Rahr
    Queens, New York
    Impressionism; modern art

    Mitchell Rales
    Potomac, Maryland; New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Steven Rales
    Washington, D.C.
    Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
    Turin, Italy
    Contemporary art

    Louise and Leonard Riggio
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Ellen and Michael Ringier
    Contemporary art

    David Rockefeller
    New York and Tarrytown, New York
    19th-century American art; Impressionism; modern art; porcelain

    Sharon and Jay Rockefeller
    Charleston, West Virginia; Washington, D.C.
    19th-century American art, especially Impressionism

    Inge Rodenstock
    Grünewald, Germany
    Contemporary German, American, and British art

    Elie de Rothschild
    Paris; London
    Old Masters; Impressionism; modern art

    Eric de Rothschild
    Paris and Pauillac, France
    Old Masters; modern and contemporary art

    Mera and Donald Rubell
    Miami Beach; New York
    Contemporary art

    Betty and Isaac Rudman
    Santo Domingo; North Miami Beach
    Latin American art; rare coins

    Charles Saatchi
    Contemporary art, especially British

    Sakip Sabanci
    Ottoman calligraphy; Turkish art; modern art

    Kathy and Keith Sachs
    Rydal, Pennsylvania
    Contemporary art

    Lily Safra
    19th- and 20th-century art

    Wafic Said
    London; Monte Carlo; Marbella, Spain; Paris
    Old Masters; British sporting art; Impressionism

    Sainsbury family
    Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Ida and Piet Sanders
    Schiedam, Netherlands
    Modern and contemporary art, especially sculpture; African art

    Jeannette and Martijn Sanders
    Contemporary art, especially American

    Marieke and Pieter Sanders, Jr.
    Aerdenhout, Netherlands
    Dutch art; sculpture; American and European
    contemporary art

    Fayez Sarofim
    Coptic sculpture; Old Masters; 19th-century art; American Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Louisa Stude Sarofim
    Houston; Santa Fe
    American and European paintings

    Tatsumi Sato
    Contemporary and primitive art

    Denise and Andrew Saul
    New York and Katonah, New York
    Modern and contemporary art, especially postwar American; Chinese bronzes

    Ute and Rudolf Scharpff
    Contemporary art, especially American and German

    Chara Schreyer
    San Francisco
    Modern and contemporary art and photography

    Helen and Charles Schwab
    San Francisco and Atherton, California
    Modern and contemporary art

    Marianne and Alan Schwartz
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    Old Masters; modern prints

    Adam D. Sender
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Mary and Jon Shirley
    Bellevue, Washington; Vail
    Modern and contemporary art

    Lila and Gilbert B. Silverman
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    Fluxus-related materials; Conceptual art

    Peter Simon
    Contemporary art

    Carlos Slim Helú
    Mexico City
    Old Masters; pre-Columbian and colonial Mexican art; modern art, especially Rodin

    Robert Smith
    Arlington, Virginia; London; Villefranche sur Mer, France
    Renaissance bronzes; 17th-century Dutch and 18th-century Venetian paintings

    Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine G. Farley
    New York
    Contemporary art

    Blema and Arnold Steinberg
    Montreal; New York
    Modern and contemporary art

    Jeffrey Steiner
    Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Judy and Michael H. Steinhardt
    New York and Mount Kisco, New York
    Classical antiquities; modern art, especially drawings

    Margaret and Terry Stent
    19th- and 20th-century American art, especially Hudson River School, Ashcan School, and realism

    Gayle and Paul Stoffel
    Contemporary art

    Toby and Joey Tanenbaum
    Toronto; Longboat Key, Florida
    19th-century European art; Cycladic and Neolithic art

    Benedikt Taschen
    Contemporary art, especially American and German

    Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee
    New York and East Hampton, New York; Lincoln, Massachusetts
    Modern and contemporary art; Egyptian art

    David Thomson
    Constable and Ruskin; Italian Futurism; contemporary art

    Kenneth Thomson
    Toronto; London
    Medieval and Renaissance art; Old Masters

    Ruth and William True
    Contemporary art

    Dean Valentine
    Beverly Hills
    Contemporary art

    José Luis Várez Fisa
    Antiquities; Old Masters; modern and contemporary Spanish art

    Alice Walton
    Fort Worth, Texas
    American art

    Jack Warner
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    19th-century American and European art, especially Impressionism

    Alain Wertheimer
    Paris; New York
    Modern art

    Abigail and Leslie Herbert Wexner
    Columbus, Ohio; Aspen; London
    Modern and contemporary art; British sporting pictures

    Shelby White
    New York

    Reba and Dave Williams
    New York; Greenwich, Connecticut
    American prints

    Beth Rudin DeWoody
    New York and Southampton, New York; West Palm Beach
    Modern and contemporary art

    Virginia and Bagley Wright
    Contemporary art

    Reinhold Würth
    Niedernhall, Germany
    Modern and contemporary art

    Elaine and Stephen A. Wynn
    Incline Village, Nevada
    French Impressionism; modern and contemporary art

    Anita and Poju Zabludowicz
    Contemporary art

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