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Art Collector:
Giovanna and Giuseppe Panza di Biumo
Location:
Milan; Massagno, Switzerland
Employment:
Real Estate
Art Collection:
Postwar and Contemporary Art
•Contemporary American & European Art
• Abstract Expressionism and the New York School, Pop Art, Assemblage, Eccentric, Abstration, Post
‐Minimalism, Light and Space, Environmental Art, Paintings, Sculptures, Installations, Film, and Wall Drawings
•Works by Jean Fautrier, Franz Kline, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Mark Rothko, George Segal, and Antoni Tapies, Robert Barry, Larry Bell, Hanne Darboven, Jan Dibbets, Hamish Fulton, Douglas Huebler, Robert Irwin, On Kawara, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Bruce Nauman, Richard Nonas, Roman Opalka, Lawrence Weiner and Doug Wheeler
•Promotes California Artists: Lawrence Carroll, Greg Colson, Jeff Colson, Ron Griffin, Mark Lere, Gregory Mahoney, Ross Rudel, Peter Shelton, Robert Therrien, and Roy Thurston
•Conceptual works of unique objects to large
‐scale installations that challenges the boundaries between an artwork and the surrounding environment
•Dr. Panza distinguished himself by his willingness to collect conceptual works that exist only as documentary certificates or room
‐sized installations that require vast storage space and significant resources to install
 
 Art Collectors
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Mary and John Pappajohn
Location:
Des Moines; Iowa; New York
Employment:
Venture Capital
Art Collection:
Modern and Contemporary Art
•Sculptures by Louise Bourgeois, Richard Serra, Martin Puryear, Ellsworth Kelly, Willem de Kooning, Anthony Caro, Sol LeWitt, Tony Smith, Gary Hume, Ugo Rondinone, and Deborah Butterfield
•Works that the Pappajohns donated to the Des Moines Art Center include: Louise Bourgeois, American, born France, 1911, Spider, 1997, Bronze, 94 x 94 x 84 inches, Deborah Butterfield, American, born 1949, Juno, 1989, Cast bronze, 81 x 95 x 75 inches, Richard Serra, American, born 1939, Five Plate Pentagon, 1986, Steel, 60 x 112 x 112 inches
•John is an honorary trustee for Des Moines Art Center, on the Collectors Committee for the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C and Collectors Committee, Whitney Museum, New York City
 Mary and John Pappajohn
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Bernardo Paz
Location:
Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Employment:
Mining
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•He is the creator of the Contemporary Art Center Inhotim (CACI), a constantly evolving garden and art space located in his native Minas Gerais.
•He is a new collector, he bought his first piece of contemporary art in 1998 and it was a work by the Brazilian Tunga
•Many of the pieces in his collection are very large and require a considerable amount of exhibition space like Cildo Meireles’ "Inmensa" and Tunga’s "True Rouge"
 Bernardo Paz
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Amy and John Phelan
Location:
New York; Aspen; Colorado
Employment:
Investments (MSD Capital)
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•Favorites include painter Delia Brown, and sculptor Jim Hodges,
•Own: Thomas Ruff’s nudes ca04, 2002, and works by Andreas Gursky, Lisa Yuskavage, Cindy Sherman and Richard Prince
•John and Amy Phelan hosted the 2006 wineCrush for artCrush in Aspen
 
 Amy and John Phelan
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Francois Pinault
Location:
Paris
Employment:
Luxury Goods (PPR) and Auctions (Christie’s)
 Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•Has collected works from Willem de Kooning, Mondrian, Agnes Martin, Mark Rothko, Richard Serra, and Robert Ryman
•Jasper Johns’s The White Target was sold by Pinault for $25 million to hedge
‐fund shaman Steve Cohen
•In 2006 the first Palazzo Grassi Show included pieces by Mark Rothko, Agnes Martin, Andy Warhol, and Cy Twombly, as well as such contemporary stalwarts as Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Richard Serra, Jeff Koons, Gerhard Richter, Charles Ray, Mike Kelley, David Hammons, Cindy Sherman, and Rudolf Stingel
 
 Francois Pinault
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Victor Pinchuck
Location:
Kiev, Ukraine
Employment:
Investment Advisory Group
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•Artist’s works he collects include Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Antony Gormley, Andreas Gursky and Oleg Kulik, Illy Chichkan and Blue Noses and Oleg Tistol
•Victor Pinchuck Art Center incorporates art from western artists and Ukrainian artists
•Promotes young and unknown artists both Ukranian and American "Generations"
•His collection includes some of the most expensive living artists: seven works by Briton Damien Hirst, two by American Jeff Koons, and six by German photographer Andreas Gursky
 Victor Pinchuck
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Elizabeth and Harvey Plotnick
Location:
Chicago
Employment:
Publishing and Investments
Art Collection:
Old Master Prints, Islamic Ceramics
•Rose Stover, 2000 brush and gray wash on off
‐white Chinese paper, 695 x 688 mm was donated to the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Miuccia Prada and Pratizio Bertelli
Location:
Milan
Employment:
Fashion
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•Large
‐scale works
•Just acquired, a concrete
‐and‐glass complex, like a campus, of austere turn‐of the century warehouses in a fairly obscure corner in the south of Milan; new exhibition spaces are to be designed by Rem Koolhaas.
 
 Miuccia Prada and Pratizio Bertelli
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Veronique and Louis Antoine Prat
Location:
Paris
Employment:
Inheritance (Manufacturing)
Art Collection:
17TH and 18th century French Drawings
•Prat has a two
‐volume inventory of the 2,200 drawings by the 19th‐century artist Theodore Chassériau
•Some of the art pieces collected by the Prats include Simon Vouet, Bust of a Woman Holding an Urn, circa 1644, black chalk heightened with white on buff paper, Jean
‐Pierre Houël, View of the Organ Fountain at the Villa d'Este, Tivoli, circa 1769 ‐ 1772, watercolor and gouache, and most of the drawings are either portraits or landscapes.
•Looking to add Gaugin, one more Seurat, and a better Claude Lorrain
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Penny Pritzker
Location:
Chicago
Employment:
Real Estate, Hotels (Hyatt), and Financial Information
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•On the board of the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Emily Pulitzer
Location:
Saint Louis
Employment:
Inheritance (Media)
Art Collection:
Cubism; Post
‐Impression; Abstract Expression
•Emily Pulitzer, founder and chairman, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
•Donated 31 works of art from her collection to the Harvard Art Museum
•Purchased Picassos in the late 1930s
•Exhibits art from Max Beckmann, Robert Gober, Roni Horn, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Long, Henri Matisse, Claes Oldenburg, Cy Twombly, Richard Serra, and Ellsworth Kelly
 
 Emily Pulitzer
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Cindy & Howard Rachofsky
Location:
Dallas
Employment:
Investments
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•The Rachofsky Collection consists of artwork by international artists working in the last century
•Artwork from the 1960s that explores that nature of sculpture and painting, with emphasis on Italian art associated with the Arte Povera movement, and contemporary work that explores notions of identity and the self
•Italian Artists include: Piero Manzoni, Lucio Fontana, Alighiero Boetti, Giulio Paolini, Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Giuseppe Penone, and Michelangelo Pistoletto
•ther Artists include: Janine Antoni, Robert Gober, Felix Gonzalez
‐Torres, Robert Ryman, Donald Judd, Marc Quinn, Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Tom Friedman, Kiki Smith, Richard Prince, Doris Salcedo, David Hammons, Mona Hatoum, and Mark Grotjahn
 
 Cindy & Howard Rachofsky
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Mitchell Rales
Location:
Potomac, Maryland; New York
Employment:
Tool Industry
Art Collection:
Modern & Contemporary Art
•Glenstone Museum in Potomac Maryland holds his art collection
•Sculptures by Richard Serra and Tony Smith
•Post
‐WW II to contemporary art
•Sculptures by Calder, Matisse, and Koons, Warhol silk screens, paintings by Pollock and Rauschenberg, a series of blue shelves by Donald Judd
 
 Mitchell Rales
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Louise & Leonard Riggio
Location:
New York
Employment:
Retail (Barnes & Noble)
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
•The Noguchi Museum honored Leonard and Louise Riggio for their gift of nine stone sculptures created by Noguchi between 1983 and 1986.
 
Louise & Leonard Riggio
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Ellen and Michael Ringier
Location:
Zurich
Employment:
Publishing
Contemporary Art; Russian Avant
Art Collection:
‐Garde Art
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Sharon and Jay Rockefeller
Location:
Washington D.C.
Employment:
Inheritance
Art Collection:
19th & early 20th century American art, especially American Impressionism; Modern and Contemporary American Art
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Inge Rodenstock
Location:
Grunewald, Germany
Employment:
Inheritance
Art Collection:
Contemporary German, American, and British Art
•Nam June Paik's installation Video Scooter (1994) sits in German collector Harald Falckenberg's study
 
 Inge Rodenstock
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Deedie and Rusty Rose
Location:
Dallas
Employment:
Investments
Art Collection:
Contemporary German, American, and South American Art
•The couple’s collection of contemporary art includes works by Rivane Neuenschwander’s video of ants collecting confetti and Tony Cragg’s wall sculpture of a tree reconstructed from discarded planks
 
 Deedie and Rusty Rose
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Aby J. Rosen
Location:
New York and South Hampton New York
Employment:
Real Estate
Art Collection:
Modern and Contemporary Art; Contemporary Photography
•Is friends with Jeff Koons
•Large collection of Warhols
 
 Aby J. Rosen
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Donald B. Marron
Location:
New York
Employment:
Private Equity
Art Collection:
Modern and Contemporary Art
•Pieces by Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning and Gerhard Richter, and lesser
‐known names: American Lorna Simpson, Latvia‐born Vija Celmins and German Blinky Palermo
 
 Donald B. Marron
 
 
 
Art Collector:
David Martinez
Location:
London; New York
Employment:
Investment Management
(Fintech Advisory)
Art Collection:
Modern and Contemporary Art
•Spent $28 million on a chair
 
 David Martinez
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Susan and Larry Marx
Location:
Aspen, Colorado; Marina del Rey California
Employment:
Investments and Real Estate (Retired)
Art Collection:
Postwar and contemporary art, especially abstract expression and works on paper
•Donated 70 post
‐War works on paper by important international artists, including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, and Ellsworth Kelly to Hammer Museum
•Four paintings by Joan Mitchell and an early key painting by Eva Hesse
•Pop Art from the 1960s, including Claes Oldenburg and Sigmar Polke
 
 Susan and Larry Marx
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Frances G. and James W. McGlothlin
Location:
Austin Texas; Naples Florida; Bristol Virginia
Employment:
Financial Services,
Art Collection:
19th Century American Art especially American impressionism
•Works by Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam and John Singer Sargent
•Magnolias and a Bud on Teal Velvet, oil by Martin Johnson Heade
 
 Frances G. and James W. McGlothlin
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Henry S. McNeil
Location:
Philadelphia
Employment:
Investments
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art, especially minimalism
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Gabrielle and Werner Merzbacher
Location:
Zurich
Employment:
Fur Trading and Finance
Art Collection:
20th Century art, especially fauvism and German expressionism
•Paul Cézanne, Pierre
‐Auguste Renoir, Alexej von Jawlensky, Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Julie and Edward J. Minskoff
Location:
New York
Employment:
Real Estate
Art Collection:
Postwar, Pop, and Contemporary American and European Art
•Owns works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder, Jackson Pollock, and Frank Stella
Joesph Cornell US
 
 Julie and Edward J. Minskoff
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Peter Moores
Location:
London and Wigan, England
Employment:
Soccer pools and mail order business
Art Collection:
15th to 20th Century
European Art; Archaic Chinese Bronzes; Contemporary British Art
•The Transatlantic Slave Trade Gallery, Liverpool, opened at the Merseyside Maritime Museum in 1994 It was initiated by Sir Peter Moores
•Has a collection of British portraits
 
 Peter Moores
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Maya Oeri and Hans U. Bodenmann
Location:
Basel, Switzerland
Employment:
Inheritance
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art
 
 
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Thomas Olbricht
Location:
Essen, Germany
Employment:
Inheritance
Art Collection:
Modern and Contemporary Art
•Collects works from Albrecht Dürer, Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, Takashi Murakami, Thomas Ruff, Damien Hirst, Maurizio Cattelan, Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Andreas Gursky, Diane Arbus and newcomers from the New Leipzig School like Matthias Weischer
 
 Thomas Olbricht
 
 
 
Art Collector:
George Ortiz
Location:
Vandoeuvres, Switzerland; Paris
Employment:
Investments
Art Collection:
Antiques; tribal art; 15th century Italian art; 18th century European art
•Works included are from Greece, Mesopotamia, Africa, Pre
‐Columbian America and the Pacific.
 
 George Ortiz
 
 
 
Art Collector:
Judy and Michael Ovitz
Location:
Los Angeles
Employment:
Entertainment
Art Collection:
Contemporary Art; Ming furniture; modern painting; African art
•The couple owns prints by über
‐famous artists like James Rosenquist and Jasper Johns
•Collection includes early 20th century abua water spirit mask from Nigeria
 
Judy and Michael Ovitz
 
 
 















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