Collecting

‘I find myself attracted to art with a violent component’: art adviser Sibylle Rochat on what she collects and why

Former gallerist says that works that can seem unattractive and complex at first can eventually give the most pleasure

Art marketanalysis

The Venice Biennale has long been known as the world's most discreet art fair—where does Ukraine fit into that?

In the wake of Russia’s invasion, some of the spending power at the exhibition is being directed towards good causes

Protest art is popular, but should it become big business?

Activism has a growing presence at art fairs, but it’s up to collectors and other stakeholders to enact meaningful change

As the direct-to-consumer model for selling art gains ground, where does it leave traditional dealers?

As peer-to-peer trading disrupts the market, bricks-and-mortar galleries must reconsider what they offer collectors

Wanna shop for art like an NBA star?

Bronx gallerist Set Free Richardson is helping the stars of the basketball court tell a KAWS from a Kehinde Wiley

Henri Matisse, as only the collector Etta Cone knew him

Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition pays tribute to the French artist and his most ardent American patron

Sargent, Goya, Degas: Frick Collection welcomes its most significant gift to date of works on paper

The 26 works, promised by a New York collecting couple, enhance the museum’s current holdings and add new artists to its collection

Being young, Black and collecting art: my life in the art world

The trials and tribulations of building an art collection

‘Works made in Iran today are inextricably linked to the past’: collector Mohammed Afkhami on how art shaped his life

The Middle Eastern financier is bringing his collection to New York’s Asia Society later this year

Art marketanalysis

All ears: why collectors can’t get enough of industry hype right now

In an increasingly asset-driven art trade, collecting by listening to the buzz is fast becoming the norm

Art marketinterview

'If you miss the train, don’t chase it, there will be another one': Ann Getty on collecting

Shortly before she died in September, the art collector, interior designer and philanthropist spoke about cranes with personality and buying what you love

Booksreview

From how insurance pay outs work to when to get your art appraised: a must have how-to book for collectors

This updated art market manual by Mary Rozell merits a place on any bookshelf

Lost artfeature

Lost Art: the disappearing art of how we buy art

How will the experience of art collecting change after the coronavirus pandemic?

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What sort of art will we want after the pandemic ends?

Performance out, domestically-sized painting in

Where to buy art that supports good causes during the coronavirus pandemic

Works by artists including Wolfgang Tillmans, Tracey Emin, Marlene Dumas, Martin Parr and many more, are on sale for as little as £50

UK Science Museum group is building a coronavirus collection in response to pandemic

Other institutions reflect on ethical concerns linked to Covid-19 material

Celebrating a generous donation to the Frick, this booklet pays tribute to the donor and his gift

The Arnhold family began collecting Meissen porcelain in the 1920s and the heir has given more than 100 examples to the New York museum

Art marketanalysis

'You have the right to culture with a capital C': Africa's growing collecting class shifts focus to home

From Marrakech to Cape Town, the continent's growing fairs and auctions scene is catering to a burgeoning domestic buying base

How a vast Käthe Kollwitz collection ended up at the Getty

Richard Simms, the 93-year-old donor, built up the enviable collection on a dentist’s salary starting in the 1960s

As Nazi objects and fakes enter collectors’ market, should museums show them?

Highly publicised sales and seizures of Nazi memorabilia raise questions about whether such items should be exhibited

Snap and go: the pros and cons of the art experience economy

Immersive experiences define the most popular contemporary exhibitions, but where does this leave the commercial art world?

Book of discarded family pictures reminds us of our mortality

Personal collection of anonymous photographs made from Kodachrome slides shows the transience of our lives

'I wish I had bought a Banksy': inside the collection of Mark Hix

The restauranteur tells us about his unusual Bridget Riley work and displaying his art on his new boat

‘I have works under every couch and chair’: inside the collection of Alia Al-Senussi

The art patron and consultant tells us about her special Robert Mapplethorpe gift and her love for her mother's ivory

'I have a work made of mortadella': inside the collection of Gemma De Angelis Testa

The private collector tells us about her dreams for her own museum and the difficulty of maintaining her food art

'Issy Wood is one to watch': inside the collection of Raimund Berthold

We talk to the fashion designer about lending a work to the Old Vic theatre and how he dreams of buying the Beyeler's entire Stingel show

Collectorsfeature

The architects who build art collections: from Phil Freelon to I.M. Pei

While architects and designers are often inspired by the works of artists, their own acquiring habits are as varied as their influences

With Jean Pigozzi's contemporary African art donation, MoMA to become a 'leader' in the field

The museum says the gift will play an important role in the reconfiguration of its permanent collection

Collector's Eye: Hubert Bonnet

The Belgian art collector tells us what he's bought and why he loves it