Private Museums

Turin exhibition dwells on contemporary art's futile obsession with the new

OGR's first show remixes the city's collections from antiquity to present, reflecting on the over production of contemporary art and the fact nothing is new

Indonesia's grassroots scene gains major private museum

Collector founds Museum Macan to fill gap in country's cultural infrastructure

New US museum to tell story of Palestine in ‘non-political, non-religious way’

Businessman Faisal Saleh says his institution will present untold turbulent history to American audiences

Yves Saint Laurent museum unveiled in Paris

Museum's Marrakech counterpart is due to open later this month

Chinese hotelier-collector opens Shanghai's newest private museum

Zheng Hao's How Art Museum shares works with his 'art hotel'

Inside Zeitz Mocaa: our guide to Cape Town’s new mega-museum

From spectacular architecture to an army of curators, what you need to know about Africa’s landmark contemporary art institution

'Warehouse' of Italian art comes to Hudson Valley

Magazzino's opening displays pay tribute to the dealer who championed Arte Povera

Marciano Foundation unveiled to the Los Angeles public

The private museum is lodged in a former Masonic temple

Ashley Bickerton gets retrospective break from Damien Hirst

Newport Street Gallery to present survey of Bali-based US artist

Will Les Demoiselles d’Avignon return to Paris?

Vuitton museum to show Modern masterpieces from MoMA

Greek collector Dimitris Daskalopoulos funds new cultural centre in Athens

Neon foundation has collaborated with the historic Athens Conservatoire to complete renovations that stalled 40 years ago

15 years of Margulies' Miami Warehouse

The educational mission of Martin Margulies’s collection is as strong as ever


African collectors share the wealth as private museums proliferate

Theo Danjuma proposes a non-profit gallery in one of his father's hotels in Lagos. In South Africa, a $45m contemporary art museum is underway

What we know about the mysterious Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, brainchild of Bernard Arnault

Luxury goods billionaire opens long-awaited private museum designed by Frank Gehry

Bacon collector to build Monaco home for works

Majid Boustany owns paintings executed from the 1920s to the 1980s, as well as design objects and exhibition catalogues

Moscow collector Mkrtich Okroyan opens Art Deco museum

Objects include a mixed media panel suite by Pierre Bobot from the Roseland Ballroom in New York

Shanghai: City of millionaires is driving China’s museum boom

At least three major art institutions opened last year and a similar number are expected to open in 2013

Peter Olsen to sell version of The Scream to open private Munch museum in Oslo

The collector hopes the sale will pay for the design of his proposed museum, which will be located not far from a building in which Munch used to work

Long Museum opened by Chinese power couple in Shanghai

The museum, which will house traditional and Modern Chinese art, opens 18 December


Eliasson’s ‘sun’ brings energy to isolated Ukrainian city

The new commission is industrial magnate Victor Pinchuk’s gift to the steelworkers of his hometown

Pinault to open new space next to Palazzo Grassi

His third Venetian building will house films, debates and performances


Polish-born collector Zdzislaw Bieganski to found museum in Malta

Works include Picasso and Van Gogh, but many are yet to be authenticated

Ullens makes U-turn to refocus on Asian space

After seeming to grow cool on his Chinese venture, the collector is now staging numerous shows and branching into Indian art