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How Has the 200 Top Collectors List Changed Over the Past 25 Years?

A look at shifts in where buyers are from, and what they acquire Read More


Editor's Letter The 200 Top Collectors
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Editor’s Letter: ARTnews Summer 2015, Original Cover by Will Cotton

On visiting Will Cotton’s studio in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood, you can never predict what you’ll find. This is, after all, the artist who painted Katy Perry floating on a cotton-candy cloud. When I stopped by earlier this spring, he was … Read More


Features The 200 Top Collectors
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Both a Buyer and Lender Be: Eli Broad on His Personal Collection and New Museum

A collector with an eye to the future Read More


Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More


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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: An Introduction

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. We go to press on the 25th anniversary edition of our “200 Top Collectors” feature at a … Read More


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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

25th Anniversary Edition Read More


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Inside the 2015 List

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list.   A version of this infographic originally appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of ARTnews on page … Read More


Profiles The 200 Top Collectors
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Making Waves: Tony Salamé’s Aïshti Goes Big in Beirut

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list.Recently the Lebanese businessman Tony Salamé bought a large artwork by John Armleder, creating a problem for himself, … Read More


Collector's Corner
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‘Completely Obsessive’: Dennis Zanone on His Sprawling Collection of Memphis Design

Collector’s Corner is a recurring interview feature that checks in with art collectors around the world.Dennis Zanone’s phone connection is slightly fuzzy because he speaks on a 1986 Ettore-Sottssas–designed telephone. Zanone’s bed is the “Tawaraya” boxing ring, a Memphis prototype … Read More


News The 200 Top Collectors
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A ‘Walrusy’ Aby Rosen Is in This Week’s New Yorker

This week’s New Yorker has a brief story about Aby Rosen, the real-estate investor, art collector, and landlord known for battling with some well-known tenants. This week, Emma Allen has a story about roaming the Bowery with Rosen, whom she describes as … Read More


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Steven A. Cohen Revealed as Buyer of $141.3 M. Giacometti Sculpture

Hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen was the secret buyer who purchased Alberto Giacometti’s L’Homme au doigt (1947) for $141.3 million at Christie’s, Page Six reported earlier today. The six-foot-tall bronze sculpture, which now holds the record for the most … Read More


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Stephen A. Schwarzman Donates $150 M. For New Yale Performing Arts Center

Yesterday, it was announced that the billionaire Wall Street financier Stephen A. Schwarzman will give a $150 million dollar donation to his alma mater Yale, transforming their 114-year-old limestone building Commons into a performing arts center and cultural hub, according … Read More


Collector's Corner The 200 Top Collectors
Robert Mnuchin, owner of the Mnuchin Gallery in New York.RICHARD A. SMITH/COURTESY MNUCHIN GALLERY

Collector’s Corner: Robert Mnuchin

Collector’s Corner is a recurring interview feature that checks in with art collectors around the world.Robert Mnuchin came to the art business long enough ago that some might not remember the octogenarian dealer’s life before. Yet in 1990, when he … Read More


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Collector Stefan Edlis Talks Tax-Free Art Deals, Collecting: ‘I’m Over-Invested’

Hot on the heels of The New York Times’s look at how collectors are avoiding capital gains taxes on art sales through the like-kind exchange in the tax code, Bloomberg’s Katya Kazakina has a great story that delves into how people in the art … Read More