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Alain-Dominique Perrin, Frank Consultant to the Biennale Paris
As head of the Strategic Board of the Richemont Group and President of the Fondation Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Jeu de Paume in…
Art Basel Miami in 2017
With 268 galleries and a new-look exhibition area, the 16th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach holds the perfect conditions to take over the American…
Leon Amitai, a Latin American Art Lover
Leon Amitai is a collector and member of Art Basel’s Global Patrons Council. He says that Art Basel Miami Beach is a must for Latin American collectors.…
Lin Han: Pushing Art’s Boundaries
1858 Ltd: High-end Consulting
Founders of one of the most prominent consulting agencies, Viola Raikhel-Bolot and Harvey Mendelson advise clients on art assets worth hundreds of…
Uli Sigg: When Chinese Art Becomes Globalized
Splendid Recognition of Jean Lafont's Taste
This sale unveiled a treasure trove from the Mas des Hourtès in the Camargue (Southern France), and provided splendid recognition of the many-faceted…
Diane Barbier-Mueller: Driven Young Bibliophile
Diane Barbier-Mueller lacks neither passion nor ideas to carry on the collection of the museum created in 1977 by her late grandfather.
"Collecting Should Be Fun"
"Collecting should be fun" goes the mantra of the star make-up artist and collector Terry de Gunzburg, who is opening a new store in Paris.
Emmanuel de Bayser’s Design
Descending from a long line of experts and dealers in Old Master drawings, Emmanuel de Bayser tracks down famous names in French post-war design.
Karl Lagerfeld: The Colour of the 18th Century
To pay tribute to the couturier who died on 19 February, La Gazette has decided to focus on the collector, particularly his love for the French 18th…
The New TEFAF Report
The new TEFAF report on the Chinese market is a curious animal… At first glance, without any apparent connection with the concerns of the European…
Kejia Wu: An Art Market Emerging Before Our Eyes…
The author of the latest TEFAF report, Kejia Wu, has seen the birth of the world's most important secondary market from the inside. She reveals her…
Alexandre Ivanov: A Passion for Fabergé
Collector of the jeweller's pieces and founder of two private museums, this Russian lawyer who made a fortune in IT talks about his passion for art,…
Eric Booth, Herald of the Thai Scene
Managing director of the Jim Thomson silk company, the smiling collector and his stepfather, Jean-Michel Beurdeley, opened Thailand's Maiiam Museum,…
Biennale Paris, 2019 Version
Let’s take a look at the next edition of Biennale Paris – now less than four months away – with Mathias Ary Jan, Chairman of the Syndicat National…
An Overview of the Hamilton Collection
The sale of several libraries provided a chance to rediscover a remarkable first edition compiling Sir William Hamilton's entire collection of antiquities.…
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele: Time is on His Side
The owner and vice-president of Chopard, the collector welcomed us to an 18 th -century patrician house at the heart of his manufacturing fief in Fleurier,…
Paul Smith, Gentleman Collector
The most stylish of English fashion designers is also an art lover who visits exhibitions, takes countless pictures, admires architects, and collects…
Jean-François Dubos: The Man Who Gave Paris Photo a Chance
Over the decades, the former president of the French media group Vivendi has assembled a miscellaneous collection dominated by photography. President…
Pedro Corrêa do Lago, the Manuscript Magician
The Brazilian publisher has assembled one of the world’s largest private collections of autograph letters and manuscripts, to which the book The Magic…
Staffan Ahrenberg, a Scandinavian Saga
Sweden's Theodor Ahrenberg was one of the 20 th century’s greatest art collectors. We interviewed his son Staffan, the publisher of Cahiers d'Art .…
Robert Tibbles: Friend of Young British Artists
After spending thirty years building up a consistent group of three hundred pieces, Robert Tibbles has reached the end of a chapter involving the Young…
Hubert Looser: A daring and Intuitive Collection
With rigorous standards and determination, the collector and philanthropist has built up one of Switzerland's most important private art collections…
Collectors in the Covid-19 Era
Even if all the market players were to go digital to cope with the crisis created by Covid-19, the recovery of business remains highly uncertain, and…
Covid-19, the Moment the Art World Was Forced to Go Digital
The COVID-19 pandemic acutely impacted art galleries traditionally reliant on physical interaction prodding them into the digital realm. As galleries…
The French Art Scene Has Lost a Staunch Defender, Pierre Nahon
César and Arman’s dealer died on 10 September aged 84. Faced with the American juggernaut, he defended the French scene.
Charles Riva and the Art of Scaling Down
The former dealer and collector goes against the flow. While most others accumulate, he is thinking of trimming his collection down to fewer than 100…
Farewell to Stéphane Janssen, Whose Stamp on the Art Market Won’t be Forgotten
The gallery owner and collector, born in Paris in 1936, died quietly on 16 September at 84, to the relative indifference of the media.
Vanessa Guo Moves to Paris to Open the Marguo Gallery
Braving the health crisis, on 19 October Vanessa Guo and her partner Jean-Mathieu Martini will open a new gallery, Marguo, on rue des Minimes. A promising…
Shining a Spotlight on the ADIAF, the Group Behind the Marcel-Duchamp Award
ADIAF created the Marcel Duchamp Award to shine a spotlight on France’s art scene. To celebrate its 20 th anniversary, here’s a look back at this adventure…
The Oscar Kokoschka Collection: An All-encompassing Curiosity
This cosmopolitan artist traveled the world in search of art, as the 300 objects in his collection attest. The foundation illustrates all the painter’s…
The New Realists Collector Jean Hamon Has Died
The former real estate developer and collector passed away on October 18 at the age of 85.
Death of Sindika Dokolo, A Leading Collector of African Art
The businessman and leading collector of African art died suddenly on October 29, following an accident in Dubai. He was 48.
Herman Daled: Conceptual Art Loses its Greatest Supporter
The outstanding Belgian collector of contemporary art died on November 8, aged 90.
André-François Petit: a Passion for Surrealism
The Stéphane Petit estate sale boasts precious Surrealist works passed down from his father, providing an opportunity to pay tribute to a discrete…
The Credit Suisse Report on Collector's Items
The Credit Suisse Research Institute, the Swiss bank's research laboratory, has released a report carried out in collaboration with Deloitte Luxembourg,…
Art Market Overview: New York, No. 1 in the Marketplace for Collectors
According to the New York Art Market Report , a study carried out by Clare McAndrew published on November 18, New York remains the epicenter of the…
A Paris Collector’s Very Chinese Tastes
Heeding René Grog’s advice, in the 1960s a Frenchman collected Chinese artworks that went against the grain, especially imperial porcelain.
A discovery & record for Lazzaro Bastiani
The Venetian artist’s Madonna was eagerly anticipated, due to its unprecedented nature and, quite simply, its beauty.
Hollywood Arensberg: Avant-Garde Collecting in Midcentury L.A.
We spoke with Mark Nelson, William H. Sherman, and Ellen Hoobler, the authors of the recent book Hollywood Arensberg: Avant-Garde Collecting in Midcentury…
Hollywood Arensberg: Retracing the Life of a Singular Collection
A new book, published by the Getty Research Institute, reconstructs the Los Angeles home of Louise and Walter Arensberg, offering an intimate portrait…
Alain Servais and His Collection: A "Platonic" Relationship
The Belgian banker has been collecting art for art’s sake since the mid-1990s. Part of his collection is on display in his old Brussels loft twice…
Pierre Rosenberg the Collector
The collections of the leading art historian, which he recently donated to the Hauts-de-Seine département for the future Musée du Grand Siècle in Saint-Cloud,…
Marcel Sztejnberg: A Collection that Reads like an Encyclopedia of French Silverwork
This collection devotedly assembled over many years has a wealth of assets in terms of the range of pieces and jurisdictions, the legibility and identification…
Frits Lugt: A Life Devoted to Art
Dutch art historian and collector Frits Lugt died fifty years ago. The Fondation Custodia he created in Paris houses one of the most extensive collections…
Anne-Marie Springer, Collector of Love Letters
On the occasion of Valentine's Day, the Swiss author of books dedicated to her collection of intimate letters, testifies to a passion born twenty-seven…
Brett Gorvy, on Navigating New Realities as Gallerist
We talked to Brett Gorvy, the co-founder of Lévy Gorvy, former Christie’s Chairman, and Instagram sensation, about the changing horizons of today’s…
Italian Renaissance Sculpture: An Opportunity for Rediscovery
Disrupted by the lockdowns, the exhibition "Le corps et l'âme" ("Body and Soul") at the Louvre, which will travel later to Milan, could be an opportunity…
Durjoy Rahman, Activist Bangladeshi Collector
The founder of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation, collector Durjoy Rahman puts all his energy into promoting artists from his country and South Asia…
Art Basel Dives into Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
On February 25, Art Basel staged a conference to shed light on how art professionals were coping with new anti-money laundering regulations on both…
Hans Rasmus Astrup, Founder of the Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Has Died
Hans Rasmus Astrup, who made ARTnews annual list of the top 200 collectors every year since 1992, died on April 23 at the age of 82.
Eli Broad, Los Angeles Loses One of its Most Important Patrons and Art Collectors
Born in the Bronx on June 6, 1933 to Jewish immigrant parents from Lithuania, Eli Broad, co-founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), died…
Sabine Bourgey: A Rock 'n' Roll Numismatist
A famous expert in a discipline considered somewhat dull, the heiress to the venerable firm founded by Etienne Bourgey in 1895 is also a prolific novelist…
Online Sales and Confidentiality
At a time of booming online art sales, user data are worth their weight in gold. But what are the consequences for collectors and galleries?
The Cligman Collection at Fontevraud Abbey: The Art of Conversation
Martine and Léon Cligman have donated their 900-work collection to the Royal Abbey of Our Lady of Fontevraud (Anjou), creating a unique modern art…
Pierre Maurs: The Humanistic Feelings of a Modern Art Lover
As both adventurer and gallery owner, Pierre Maurs approached his life and career with the same heartfelt curiosity. The sale of the personal collection…
French Record for a Lost Fragonard Masterpiece
In a remarkable state of conservation and in its original frame, Un Philosophe lisant ( A Philosopher Reading ) set a French record for the master…
Jean Chatelus: Contemporary Art First and Foremost
The man styling himself an accumulator, not a collector, died on July 6 at 82.
On the Road with André Becker’s Carriage Collection
A Historic Painting by Tobeen: An Avant-Gardist of the Basque Country
Villa E 1027: Eileen Gray's Masterpiece Rises from the Ashes
Ceramics of Jean Lurçat
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