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The 2014 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world's most active art buyers? Presenting the 2014 ARTnews 200

Susan Weil, Blue Chairs, 1997, from the collection of Elizabeth and Frederick Singer. COURTESY SINGER COLLECTION

Susan Weil, Blue Chairs, 1997, from the collection of Elizabeth and Frederick Singer.


Fayez Sarofim
Investment counseling
Modern and contemporary art; Coptic art; 19th-century American art; Old Masters

Louisa Stude Sarofim
Houston; Santa Fe
Modern and contemporary art and works on paper

Tatsumi Sato
Hiroshima, Japan
Manufacturing (radiators)
Contemporary art; primitive art; antique textiles

Christiane Schaufler-Münch and Peter Schaufler
Sindelfingen, Germany
Industry (refrigeration compressors)
Postwar and contemporary art

Chara Schreyer
San Francisco and Los Angeles
Real estate
Modern and contemporary art, photography, and sculpture

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

Marianne and Alan Schwartz
Birmingham, Michigan
Law practice
Old Masters; early 20th-century prints

Thomas Shao
Modern and contemporary Chinese art

Uli Sigg
Mauensee, Switzerland
Contemporary art, especially Asian

Peter Simon
Retail (Monsoon)
Contemporary art

Elizabeth and Frederick Singer
Great Falls, Virginia
Internet education
Modern and contemporary art

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

Eric Smidt
Los Angeles
New York School; contemporary art

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

Blema and Arnold Steinberg
Montreal; New York
Education (Harvard University; chancellor of McGill University)
Modern and contemporary art; Chinese antiquities

Susana and Ricardo Steinbruch
São Paulo, Brazil
Textiles (Vicunha Têxtil S.A.)
Modern and contemporary art, especially Brazilian

Judy and Michael H. Steinhardt
New York and Mount Kisco, New York
Investment firm
Classical antiquities; modern art, especially drawings; Judaica; Peruvian feathered textiles

Gayle and Paul Stoffel
Dallas; Palm Springs, California; Aspen, Colorado
Contemporary art

Norah and Norman Stone
San Francisco and Napa Valley, California
Psychology, attorney (retired), and private investments
Contemporary art

Julia Stoschek
Düsseldorf, Germany
Industry (automotive supplier)
Contemporary art, especially time-based media

ris and Matthew Strauss
Rancho Sante Fe, California
Private real-estate investments (M.C. Strauss Company)
Contemporary art

Sylvia and Ulrich Ströher
Darmstadt, Germany
Real estate, financial assets, private equity
German abstract postwar art; contemporary German painting

Lisa and Steven Tananbaum
Westchester, New York; Palm Beach, Florida
Asset management
Postwar and contemporary art

Toby and Joey Tanenbaum
Toronto; Naples, Florida
Real estate and hydroelectric power
African art; naive art; Mayan art; 19th-century French art

Benedikt Taschen
Los Angeles; Berlin
Contemporary art, especially American, German, and British

Budi Tek
Shanghai; Jakarta, Indonesia
Foods business
International contemporary art, especially Chinese and Western

Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Doha, Qatar
Modern and contemporary art

David Thomson
Old Masters; modern and contemporary art

Jane and Robert Toll
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Luxury homes (Toll Brothers Inc.)
French Impressionism; American art

Robbi and Bruce E. Toll
Rydal, Pennsylvania
Luxury homes (Toll Brothers Inc.)
Elizabethan and Jacobean painting; Impressionism; Post-Impressionism; 20th-century sculpture; American art


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