Goldberg’s collection of modern and contemporary works has been highlighted in Australia for his interest in emerging American artists, and in 2016 was on display in a traveling group exhibition “Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection.” The exhibition, which toured a number of Australian museums and galleries, featured artists such as Sterling Ruby, Davina Semo, and Richard Aldrich. Though the collection is large and growing, the Sydney-based private equity chairman told the Sydney Morning Herald that he buys art according to his own tastes, rather than with future worth in mind.

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Danny Goldberg

Location:
Sydney

Source of wealth:
Real estate and investments

Collecting area:
European and American contemporary art

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Fun fact:

In a Sydney Morning Herald profile, Goldberg attributed his interest in art to his family, saying: "There were probably two important things my family enjoyed doing. One was eating and the other one was art."