Ronald S. Lauder

Collector and museum founder Ronald Lauder spent $11m boosting Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York

Lauder is one of several major collectors who have used their wealth to support right-wing candidates this midterm election cycle

Acquisitions round-up—Fondation Beyeler gets a frosty Fischli/Weiss snowman

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter international museum collections

Ronald Lauder presents major gift of European arms and armour to the Met

Describing the donation as the most significant to the department in nearly 80 years, museum will rename galleries after the philanthropist


15th century German armour sold to American buyer

Unconfirmed reports suggest Ronald Lauder is the purchaser

German and Austrian art in a 5th Avenue mansion

But only with continued funding from cosmetics tycoon Ronald Lauder

How should billionaire Ronald Lauder be understood; philanthropist, restitution advocate, leader or naive temporiser?

The heir to the cosmetics fortune is creating his own museum and would like to see art returned to Holocaust victims, but how effective is he actually?

Ronald Lauder returns Nazi loot

1829 Kipresnky painting was taken to Berlin in the 1940's

Ronald Lauder gives looted shield back to Italy

Artifact had been missing from Bologna since 1940