Tag: art collector
7 Top Collectors Look Back On The Artworks That Got them Hooked, From A Miró Print To A Warhol T-Shirt
How does an art collection begin? We asked seven collectors to tell us the story of the work that started it all, and how their first acquisitions shaped their collecting habits for the future. Their influential early acquisitions range from an Aaron Young video to a lithograph purchased with winnings from dorm-room poker. Together, their stories reveal that art collecting is all about paying close attention—and being open to adventure.
Hydration and Coordination: How 6 World-Class Art Collectors Prepare For Art Basel Miami Beach
Art fairs can be intimidating places in general, but an event with the vast size of Art Basel Miami Beach poses particular challenges. In the lead up to this week’s edition, we consulted five leading international collectors to help navigate the Miami madness. Below, our art world veterans reveal strategies for maximizing what you are getting out of the big fair, whether you’re buying or just browsing.
Robbie Antonio is a man with many ambitions. Collecting modern and contemporary art by the world’s most elite names – Warhol, Basquiat, Koons, de Kooning – is one. Erecting residences and skyscrapers with brands such as Versace, Armani, Forbes, Trump and Missoni is another.
What to See at Design Miami Basel 2016
From Zaha Hadid furniture to Jean Prouvé’s office, here’s what everyone is buzzing about by Ann Binlot, Architectural Digest For its 11th edition, Design Miami Basel continues to show a strong selection of 20th- and 21st-century design in the Herzog & De Meuron–designed Messe Basel, right across from Art Basel in the titular Swiss town. […]
Design Miami/ Basel Offers The Best Of The Design Scene
by Crash redaction A global fair for design, Design Miami/ Basel celebrates its eleventh edition with an exceptional offering, starting on June 14th and over nearly a week, and this year with the partnership of Crash. This time around, the international design fair welcomes new exhibitors, such as Galerie Alain Marcelpoil (Paris), MANIERA (Brussels), or Gate […]
The top six installations and exhibitions to see at Design Miami/Basel 2016
by Rima Sabina Aouf, Dezeen Design Miami/Basel 2016: this year’s Design Miami/Basel fair opens today in the Swiss city, where a six-tonne stone meditation space, a modular armadillo and designs by Zaha Hadid are among the highlights. The collectible design fair is taking place from 14 to 19 June 2016, and will provide an opportunity to browse creative furniture and […]
The artnet News Index: The World’s Top 100 Art Collectors for 2016, Part One
Who’s shaping the art world in 2016? by Artnet News To see the second 50 collectors, published June 15, 2016, see “The artnet News Index: The World’s Top 100 Art Collectors for 2016, Part Two.” Here it is, artnet News’s roundup of the world’s top 100 collectors. Once again, we’ve pulled together an encyclopedic museum’s worth of art […]
Calm in the storm: Hugh Dutton designs Art Basel’s Swire Properties Lounge
by Ann Binlot, Wallpaper* For the occasion of Art Basel, British architect Hugh Dutton created a rare oasis of calm in the middle of Hong Kong. The Swire Properties Lounge – located on the Level 1 Concourse opposite the Hall 1C entrance of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre – provided select visitors with […]
12 Young Art Collectors to Watch in 2016
by Artnet News Galleries and auction houses are always searching for emerging art collectors who they can bring into the fold. With the art market boom in recent years, there’s been a proliferation of young international collectors with passion for art, and pocketbooks to back it up. Below are 12 collectors who have been making […]
Zaha Hadid Unveils Volu, Dining Pavilion at Design Miami
by Arqa Network The architects Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher have designed a dining pavilion in the shape of an open clam shell. Hadid and Schumacher’s team used computer design to create the pavilion, which is constructed from laser-cut perforated surfaces of steel, with aluminum box sections and wooden ties. “ Defined by digital processes, the […]