The faces of Alice Walton: “As I say of horses, the secret to breeding great horses is the three ‘B’s: bones, brains, and balance. If you look at art, it shares some of the same qualities.”
Inhotim does not expect economic benefits to result because of its mere existence, but actively works to provide benefits to its local community.
I could google image search pics of them all day long. Dasha Zhukova & Roman Abramovich’s plans to redevelop New Holland Island in St. Petersburg.
My favorite photo of him: Eugenio López Alonso, in Tom Ford, next to his Benz, holding a John Chamberlain sculpture.
It amazes me how many of these collectors love Jeff Koons’s balloon animals. Viktor Pinchuk at his art center in Kiev.
Dueling French - Bernard Arnault(L) and Francois Pinault(R) and their art projects: Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creativity(T) and Palazzo Grassi(B).
All white errthang. Qatar Museum Authority: Mathaf Art Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, and the National Museum of Qatar.
For some, one museum is not enough. Budi Tek’s Yuz Art Museum is the first in a planned constellation of museums across east Asia.
…And in Indonesia: OHD Museum. “In Asia, the private sector plays a very important role in supporting contemporary art, because governments are not really that interested.”
Private museums in India: Kiran Nadar Art Museum, and the Devi Art Foundation (founded by Lekha and Anupam Poddar).