Collectors

UK politicsanalysis

What will the UK's new Labour government mean for the art trade?

From the end of tax breaks on overseas income to new anti-money laundering laws, experts weigh in on what we can expect from the change

Booksreview

Who really was John Soane? The man and manifesto behind the magnificent house museum

Former museum director Bruce Boucher’s room-by-room account of the architect’s collection takes far readers beyond the catalogue

Julius Bryant

Florida hedge-fund manager building art park for prized Richard Serra sculpture

After abandoning a private museum project in Miami, Bruce Berkowitz will create a verdant art destination in the Florida panhandle

More than 80% of young, wealthy Americans want to collect art, survey finds

Bank of America surveyed more than 1,000 US citizens with more than $3m in assets for their poll of high-net-worth individuals

Peggy Guggenheim's time in Petersfield before she purchased her Venice palazzo

Before becoming an art collector extraordinaire, Peggy Guggenheim lived for five transformational years in the deepest Hampshire countryside

Art marketanalysis

Does the De la Cruz collection sale mark the end of an era?

Reduced value, mixed results dent idea of contemporary art as investable asset

Nazi-loot panel set up by private Swiss collection to evaluate painting by Hodler

The painting, purchased by the real estate magnate Bruno Stefanini in 1998, was once owned by a Jewish woman who fled Hitler’s Germany

'Sometimes missing something creates an opportunity down the road': Pete Scantland on avoiding non-buyer's remorse

The Ohio-based collector and board president at the Columbus Museum of Art talks about finding an unusual spot to place a Carol Bove work and the Louis Fratino that got away

Nicolas Berggruen opens contemporary art space in Venice palazzo

It is the largest contemporary art venue to open in the city since the launch of François Pinault’s Punta della Dogana 15 years ago

Patrizia Sandretto’s Venice venue nears completion

San Giacomo di Paludo is expected to open next year, but visitors to this year’s Biennale can still take in a performance

New book celebrates collector Eileen Harris Norton’s role in shaping Los Angeles's art scene

Norton, who is also the co-founder of the non-profit Art + Practice, has championed the work of women artists and artists of colour in the city

Collectorsinterview

Collector Eugenio López Alonso on his museum’s tenth anniversary and Mexico City’s rising profile in the art world

Visitors to the city during Zona Maco can also take in Museo Jumex’s anniversary group show, curated by New Museum director Lisa Philips

Masterpieces from the Barbier-Mueller African and Oceanic Art collection to be sold at Christie's in Paris

The auction next month will include 100 pieces acquired by Josef Müller and his family

Philanthropy reinvented for a new generation of collectors—now with financial perks

New charitable schemes mirror shifts in attitudes to collecting and giving among younger art buyers

Miami collector John Marquez’s foundation opens—at last

Long-awaited launch of Marquez Art Projects will strengthen the local scene

Works from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz’s collection will go on view at the Brooklyn Museum

The couple will also donate select (as yet unspecified) pieces from their personal holdings to the museum

Hamburg art collector and patron Harald Falckenberg dies aged 80

Falckenberg, one of Germany’s most important private art collectors, once said he was drawn to “outsiders and freaks"

Oligarch Files investigation reveals $963m art collection of Roman Abramovich and Dasha Zhukova

Mondrian, Magritte and Freud are among the masterpieces acquired by the sanctioned Russian billionaire, according to a report by The Guardian

Forthcoming New York exhibition on women artists will present Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg’s collection to the public for the first time

The couple have put together a major collection of 300 works by mostly modern and contemporary women artists

Venture capitalist Tony Lyu on his collection and favourite spots in Seoul

Lyu discusses how a light-filled former apartment informed his early art purchases, and what the legacy of the crypto boom will be for South Korea

Jetting away with it: the challenge of parting the super-rich from their private planes

A lack of legislation to deter private flying is hampering efforts to convince the art world's elite to kick the habit

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The curator playing matchmaker between emerging artists and Aspen collectors

Stella Bottai’s exhibition series at the Aspen Art Museum pairs emerging artists with works loaned by local collectors

'I talk to artists a lot; it’s a great privilege': Shane Akeroyd on how art world friendships shape his collection

The Hong Kong-based FinTech entrepreneur and philanthropist explains why he is drawn to moving-image work and offers advice for the Basel newbie

'I decide to buy a work of art as soon as it aligns with my gut, heart and bank balance': James R. Hedges IV on his strategy for collecting

The leading Warhol photography collector explains why divorce papers stopped him buying a Vija Celmins painting and reveals Basel’s best party location

'We look, learn, and research over months and sometimes years': Mary Rozell on UBS's art collecting strategy

The head of the art collection of Swiss bank describes the joy of floating down the Rhine—and her soft spot for Nefertiti

'Slime Queen' collector Karen Robinovitz on her dream art purchase and the work hanging in her linen closet

Robinovitz's most recent art purchase was Yoora Lee painting from Half Gallery’s booth at Expo Chicago

‘Nothing beats mileage for developing your own collecting vision’: Komal Shah on what she collects and why

Former tech executive and California collector dreams of purchasing the entire suite of Hilma af Klint paintings