Collector's Eye

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'I have a painting of two pig butts—portraying love—hanging in my kitchen': collector Ashley Abess on what she buys and why

The Miami native got the collecting bug young, buying a series of portraits—which still hang in her home—when she was in college

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From a Keith Haring painting to a mummified Barbie: what collector Mario Cader-Frech buys and why

The adviser to the Untitled Art fair, and champion of contemporary artists from his native El Salvador, has only ever sold two works

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'I've missed out on works simply by answering an email a little too late': collector Beth Rudin DeWoody on the art she regrets not buying

Art patron owns the West Palm Beach exhibition space The Bunker, which displays works from her 10,000-strong collection

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'Male guests apparently find it rather disturbing': collector Catherine Petitgas reveals the startling artwork in her bathroom

The art historian describes her passion for Surrealism and why "less is more" is her collecting mantra

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Collector Aarti Lohia on her mission to digitise South Asian art archives

The head of the SP Lohia Foundation has begun a major new partnership with the National Gallery, London

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'If you love it, don’t give a fuck what anyone else thinks': restauranteur Jeremy King on what he collects and why

Lucian Freud's favoured dining partner says he still regrets letting a Hirst spot painting slip away

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'You snooze, you lose!' Collector Bimpe Nkontchou on the artwork that got away

The head of W8 Advisory and a key networker in the African art scene talks about her enduring love for a Ben Enwonwu work and her dream dinner party guests

‘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

‘The key to successful collecting is studying art history’: philanthropist Marguerite Steed Hoffman on what she collects and why

The art adviser and major donor to the Dallas Museum of Art says she is currently drawn to antiquities—and is too old school for NFTs

‘Artists first, trust your team, be open to what you do not know’: art foundation founder Julia Stoschek on what she collects and why

The German collector, who has one of the world's largest collections of video and time-based art, still has a yearning for an Old Master

'Buying art is like meeting a new friend': advisor Elizabeth Von Habsburg on her very personal approach to collecting

The managing director of the art appraisal and advisory firm the Winston Art Group discusses her latest buys and the best collecting advice she's received

Dallas P. Price-Van Breda's taste for adventure extends to her art collecting

The co-founder and longtime supporter of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles shares her formative purchases and the artists she would invite to her ultimate dinner party

Collector's Eye: John Marquez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Collector’s eye: Leonardo Rodríguez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Collector’s Eye: Cricket Taplin

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Collector’s Eye: Amy and John Phelan

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Collector's Eye: Alex Petalas

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Collector's eye: Batia Ofer

The London-based collector tells us what she has bought and why

Collectors Eye: Christen Sveaas

The Norwegian collector tells us what he has bought and why

Collector's eye: Ivor Braka

The London dealer tells us what he's bought and why

Collector's eye: Bruno Bolfo

The collector tells us what he has bought and why

Collector's eye: Hans Furer

The Basel-based collector tells us what he's bought and why

Collector's Eye: Yan Du

The Hong Kong- and London-based collector talks about glowing mushrooms and her dream of feeding specialty dumplings to Yayoi Kusama and Leonora Carrington

‘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

Championing African American abstraction: inside the collection of Pamela Joyner

The San Francisco-based philanthropist tells us what she's bought and why

'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