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232 top art collectors (4_1_12)
aarons, phi
llip e. & shelly...of ny... art collectors... more info here (11_2_12) (8_22_13)

***abramovich, roman
...
of moscow...a russian billionaire industrialist (3_9_12) ... (4_27_12) (4_29_12)...connected with dasha zhukova... his forbes profile is here (6_26_12
) (8_22_13)... Mr. Abramovich collects Francis Bacon pieces (8_30_13)(9_2_14)
adelson, sheldon
... of las vegas... worth $23 billion
(2_28_13)
akhmetov, rinat
... of donetsk... worth $21 billion
(2_28_13)
albrecht, karl
... of mulheim an der ruhr... worth $28 billion (2_28_13)
allen, herb
(age 72)... investment banker and art collector... collects monet, among others... more info here (10_15_12)
***allen, paul g. (b. 1953)... microsoft cofounder, art collector, philanthropist, investor.... more info here (11_21_12)... collects van Gogh and rothko
(3_1_13)... selling a barnett newman at auction (5_5_13)
al-sabah, paula... kuwaiti art collector... more info here (11_21_12)
a
mbani, mukesh... of mumbai... worth $20.5 billion
(2_28_13)
anderson, pamela
... actress, model, and art collector
... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
andreessen, marc... tech entrepreneur and investor (3_1_13)
annenberg, wallis
... an esteemed private collector... He collects the work of British artist Tobias Keene, among others
(11_26_11)
***arnault, bernard (b. 1949)... and helene... a french luxury goods executive (3_9_12)
... he was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12) ...a high-profile client of pace gallery-owner arne glimcher (7_9_12)... worth $51 billion (2_28_13)
asher, wendy... malibu art collector... briefly appears in the documentary "exit through the gift shop"... more info here (11_17_12)
atencio demirdjian, tiqui
... a london collector... more info here (11_20_12) (11_30_12)... part of the louise blouin foundation (5_3_13)... selling a basquiat at auction (5_5_13)
aven, pet
r... art collector...billionaire russian investor (4_19_13)

baibakov, maria
... russian oligarch's daughter, art collector (4_1_12)... she has invested expansion money in 'artspace'...(4_14_13) more info here
balasz, andre
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
barbier-mueller, ann and gabriel
... art collectors... have their own museum in dallas, tx... mr. barbier-mueller found success with harwood international, a global investor development company (4_20_13)
baron H.H. Thyssen-Bornemisza
  (2_18_12)
bass, lance
...singer and art collector (12_7_12)
bell, william and maria arena
...L.A. art collectors... listed in the 2012 ARTnews 200 list... more info here (6_28_12)... further info here (9_29_12)... as of 2012, she works at CBS... they worked in soap operas (5_3_13)
berggruen, nicolas...this businessman plans to give art to the LACMA (3_18_12)... brother of olivier.... son of heinz (deceased).... nicolas is a wealthy art collector (7_20_13)
berggruen, olivier
... brother of nicolas, son of heinz... olivier is a wealthy art collector (7_20_13)
berliner, art
... SF tech investor
(3_1_13)
bettencourt, liliane
... of paris... worth $30 billion
(2_28_13)
beyonce
(and Jay-Z)... singer and art collector
...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
bezo
s, jeff... of seattle... worth $26 billion
(2_28_13)
biesenbach, klaus
... attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
bin talal alsaud, alwaleed
... of riyadh... worth $29 billion
(2_28_13)
bin, yang (of beijing)... art collector
(8_22_13)
bischofberger, bruno
... art investor
(1_22_13) 
***black, leon & debra
(b. 1951) of ny...... american art collectors... he is a businessman, and money manager... he was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12) ...among gagosian's greatest clients (1_22_13)
blasberg, derek... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
bloomberg, michael
r.... of ny...mayor of ny... worth $20 billion
(2_28_13) (5_11_13)
boulud, daniel
... chef and art collector (12_7_12)
boardman, samantha
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
bogue, zachary
... tech investor
(3_1_13)
booth, suzanne deal
(age 58, of tx)... art collector with her husband, investment fund manager david booth... ms. booth is the director of the centre pompidou foundation.... ms. booth was mentored by the late dominique de menil (1_5_13)

***brant, peter...and stephanie seymour (b. 1947) art investor...newspaper mogul... was friends with warhol... probably has the largest warhol collection... a major collector (5_11_12) partnership deal with sergey skaterschikov (6_3_12)... more info here (6_28_12)
(1_22_13)
brant, harry
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
brant II, peter
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
braun, scooter ... brillstein entertainment partner and art collector (11_2_13)
breyer, jim
... collects artists from china and brazil... board member of SFMOMA
(3_1_13)
brin, sergey
... of los altos... worth $21 billion
(2_28_13)
***broad, eli
(of L.A.) and edythe  (b. 1933) american art collector and businessman... he helped to found the MOCA in 1979... in fact, currently, he is the MOCA's greatest donor...for example, in 2008, he ponied up $30 million to help the financially struggling MOCA not to go under...more info here (7_2_12) ( -- "Los Angeles Times" -- 7_7_12) ... a billionaire MOCA trustee (7_9_12)
...among gagosian's greatest clients (1_22_13)
brodsky, estrellita b
.... art collector... has a collection of almost 500 works... her husband is the real-estate magnate daniel brodsky... he is the chairman of the met... (5_5_13)

brody, adrian
... art collector, actor (12_7_12)
brown, laura lee
... KY artist, art collector and hotel mogul... married to Steve Wilson ... they collect Mark Bradford, among others (12_8_13)
bryant, donald
... ny art collector 
(7_19_13)
buffet, warren
... worth $58 billion... of omaha, nebraska (2_28_13)
busson, arpad
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
campbell, naomi
... model,
art collector (12_7_12)
***chang, richard
... the beijing director of the investment firm Tira Holdings...
a well-known collector...attends art hk in hong kong (6_9_12)...he began the domus collection in beijing... more info here (9_24_12)... a hong kong developer (12_8_12)... lives in beijing and new york (5_18_13)
channer, barron
... of miami...art collector and CEO of Bach Real Estate...(8_17_13)

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***chen, pierre... taiwanese electonics mogul (3_9_12)... he was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here  (6_28_12)
chow, china
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
cisneros, ella
fontanals... miami art collector... has a collection of over 2,500 pieces of contemporary art... more info here (11_30_12)
cohen, charles.
.. a ny-based art collector and real estate figure... more info here (9_29_12)
cohen, gary
... collectible collector...brother to famed collector steven cohen...more info here (8_11_12)
****cohen, steven & alexandra.(b. 1956).. a greenwich, Connecticut hedge-fund billionaire manager (owner of the Stamford, Conn., hedge fund S.A.C. Capital Advisors) who pooled $200 million with Larry Gagosian to buy several Warhols from another dealer's estate (4_1_11) (3_9_12) paid $300,000 for a world map made of tin cans by abel abdessemed...(4_14_12) (4_29_12) $500 million art collection (5_11_12) As of 2008, managed $11 billion in assets... earns $500 million/year... (5_13_12) (5_31_12) a branded private collector (6_10_12) ... was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12) . a billionaire MOCA trustee (7_9_12)... his art advisor is sandy heller (12_8_12) ...among gagosian's greatest clients (1_22_13)
cohler, matt
... tech venture capitalist (3_1_13)
colen, dan
... artist with chewing gum painting ... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
colonna, joAnne
... brillstein entertainment partner and
art collector (11_2_13)
combs, sean
... rapper and art collector
...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
constantini, eduardo
... argentine real-estate developer... art collector (4_19_13)

copley, bill.
.. ny (5_12_12)
cordia family
... art collecting family... shipping and oil riches... one of the 100 wealthiest families in the netherlands... more info here (10_16_12)
cordia, william
... dutch investor, art collector 
(7_19_13)
cowles, jan... (age 94)... art collector of roy lichtenstein, among others...she is an honorary trustee at MoMA... Her son is Charles Cowles, an art dealer... more info here (9_22_12)
(1_22_13)
crawford, cindy
... art collector, model, and skin product maven
... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
dauber, jeffrey... apple senior director (3_1_13)
davidson, roger & miriam
... toronto art collectors... a friend of the artist james rosenquist...his family was in land development... he was one of serra's earliest patrons... in fact, Mr. Davidson commissioned serra's "shift" sculpture in 1970... (more info here)... miriam is the subject of one of warhol's artworks (painted in 1965)  here (6_25_12) (9_3_12)
dean, thompson
... an art collector... a managing partner of a private equity firm... more info here (9_22_12) (1_22_13)
***decaprio, leonardo
... actor, art collector... collects basquiat
(3_30_13)... organized a charity art auction which sold $38 million (11_2_13)
de huerta, paz.
..
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
de la cruz, rosa
... prominent miami art collector... more info here (11_30_12)

de Pury, Simon
...a Swiss art auctioner and collector... on Bravo's "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist." (2_18_12)
dewoody, beth rudin... art collector... more info here (11_2_12)
dicaprio, leonardo
... actor and art collector... collects basquait... a fan of the artist urs fischer... acquainted with the artists robert williams, and robert crumb (4_19_13)
dorff, stephen
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
douglas, michael
... and catherine zeta-jones
... actors and art collectors (12_7_12)
***einstein, clifford j.... important art collector... married to mandy... more info here (9_29_12)
***ellison, larry
... worth $43 billion... of woodside
(2_28_13)... oracle CEO... collects japanese art (3_1_13)
emanuel, ari
... art collector... brother of chicago mayor rahm emanuel... ari collects the artist thaster gates' work (12_22_13)

fendi, silvia
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
ferrell, will
... actor and art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (12_26_12)
ferrero, michele
... of monte carlo... worth $20 billion
(2_28_13)
fields, larry
... chicago collector...purchases artist theaster gates' work (11_20_12)
fleischman, barbara g
... a widow of lawrence fleischman... both were avid collectors under the tutelage of 50's ny art dealer edith gregor halpert... more info here (6_19_12)
fontbona, iris
... of santiago... worth $20 billion
(2_28_13)
ford, tom.
.. admired by NY dealer paul kasmin (5_19_12)
formichetti, nicola
... uniqlo fashion director, formerly lady gaga stylist... art collector (4_19_13)
franciosa, pete
... art collector... of UTA (11_2_13)
franco, james
... actor and art collector (12_7_12)
friday, joe
... ottawa collector...a big fan of tx artist andy coolquitt... more info here (8_18_12)
friedman, john
... ny art collector... more info here (12_8_12)
friedman, marvin ross
...miami arts patron and art collector... married to sheila natasha simrod friedman (as of 2009 -- Rosenquist, p. 292)...he is a friend of james rosenquist...his photo here (6_25_12)
froehlich, josef
... art collector... a successful engineer of automotive parts from stuttgart (1_23_13)
fu
hrman, glenn r... of ny.... art collector... more info here (11_2_12)
(8_22_13)
garfield, andrew
... art collector and actor (5_11_13)
gates, bill
... philanthropist, art collector...worth $54 billion (2_28_13)
***geffen, david
... powerful collector...entertainment mogul (4_29_12) theatrical producer... "
an A-list client of gagosian"-- don thompson (6_10_12)
goetz, ingvil
... of munich...female mega art collector... more info here (1_24_13)... munich philanthropist... longtime collector of the artist anri sala (6_14_13)
(8_22_13)
gottesman, noam
... of ny...art collector, billionaire investor (1_22_13)
(8_22_13)
graff, laurence
... british diamond merchant and art collector... one time, he bid on a roy lichtenstein (1_5_14)
grazer, brian
... producer and art collector...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
grenier, adrian... actor and art collector
...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
grier, david allen
...
art collector, actor, comedian.... was married to Christine Y. Kim, Associate curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem....(4_3_12)
gruen, claude and nina
... collect contemporary russian art (6_9_12)
guinness, daphne
(2_18_12)
***gund, agnes
(1938-)of ny....president emerita of MoMA and a significant ny collector (6_18_12)... a friend of dorothy lichtenstein, the widow of artist roy lichtenstein (7_1_12)...a friend of nj collectors susan and michael hort... more info here (8_21_12) (2_19_13)
(8_22_13)
***hage, joe
(Joe Heydzh)... a swiss lawyer and collector based in Zurich (3_9_12)... Mr. Hage began the web-site gerhard-richter.com...On this site, he endeavors to collect information about exhibits and works of Mr. Richter...Mr. Hage received support and assistance for his website from
Dietmar Elger, Hubertus Butin and Amy Dickson...  more info here (8_30_12) (11_5_13)
handler, chelsea
... TV host, comedian, and art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
harris, neil patrick
... actor and
art collector  (11_2_13)
hart, jessica
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
haub, erivan
(b. 1932)... german supermarket billionaire... married to helga... giving most of their 280- piece western art collection to the tacoma art museum in washington state... more info here (7_7_12) 
***heller, ben
(1925- ) art collector, real estate developer, textile tycoon,art dealer and patron... his step-daughter is actress kyra sedgwick (married to actor kevin bacon)... more info here (6_20_12)
helu, carlos slim... worth $66 billion... of mexico city (2_28_13)
hilton, paris... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
hince, jamie
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
hirschmann, carl
... a former zurich nightclub owner (3_9_12)

holzer, jane
(b. 1940)... briefly appears in bravo's new series "gallery girls"... a ny art collector, and former actress and model... more info here (8_27_12)
***hort, michael and susan
... NJ and NY art collectors... Here's a Youtube video of them. (4_2_12)... collect austin, tx artist andy coolquitt... part of the contemporary art crowd...more info here in "forbes"... featured in "60 minutes" story... unique among collectors because they appear to genuinely feel for the art and the artists at a deep level (8_18_12)... they have a downtown ny (10,000 sf) apartment displaying a portion of their 3,000 work art collection... (8_20_12)... they are owners of earth enterprise, a green printing business... they prefer to purchase early in an artist's trajectory... customarily, they obtain at least five pieces from each artist that they select...their foundation is the 'rema hort mann foundation' named after their deceased daughter, who passed away from stomach cancer at age 30, in 1995...mr. and mrs. hort are friends with the esteemed ny art collector agnes gund... (8_21_12)
hyatt hotels corporation
... collects gerhard richter (5_5_13)
ive, jonathan
... apple lead designer
(3_1_13)
jackman, deone
... prominent chicago art collector (11_20_12)
jacobs, roz
... of ny (5_12_12)
jagger, bianca
... art collector (9_4_12)
jay z
... works with the dealer jeanne greenberg rohatyn (12_1_13)  singer and art collector ...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
joannou, dakis
(b. 1941 in greece)... prominent art collector... more info here (11_30_12)
john, elton
... musician and art collector... and his partner... filmmaker david furnish (4_12_13)

johnson, david
... art collector... more info here (9_29_12)
johnson, nadine
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
kamprad, ingvar
... of lausanne... worth $25 billion (2_28_13)

karan, donna
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
karatz, lilly tartikoff
... art collector... more info here (9_29_12)
kardashian, kim
... reality t.v. star
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
kilmer, val
...... actor and art collector of sculptures (12_7_12)... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
kim, young
.... partner of the punk impresario malcolm mclaren (5_11_13)
klein, calvin
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
klein, kelly
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)

koch, charles... of wichita... worth $31 billion (2_28_13)
koch, david... of ny... worth $31 billion (2_28_13)
kramlich, dick
... tech venture capitalist
(3_1_13)
krane, david
... a general partner at google ventures (3_1_13)
kurkova, karolina ... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13) ...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)

kulczyk, graznya... a major art collector... the ex-wife of polish billionaire jan kulcyz (9_2_14)
kwok, thomas and raymond... of hong kong... worth $20 billion (2_28_13)

***lauder, jo carole and ronald (b. 1944) (of NY) ... american collectors and philanthropists ... they were placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12)  more info here (4_28_12)
***lauder, leonard
.... chairman emritus of estee lauder cos....jewelry collector...collector of postcards (has at least 160,000 in total)... married to evelyn... Mr. lauder is the son of estee... more info here (11_20_12)
lau, joseph.
.. a hong kong art collector... collects Warhol, among others (3_17_12)
(8_22_13)
lauder, leonard
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
lee shau kee
... of hong kong.... worth $23 billion (2_28_13)

lehman, robert owen
...art collector... great-grandson of a founder of 'lehman brothers'... more info here (7_1_12)
lepere, anouck
... belgian model
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
lezark, leigh
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
libeert, filiep & mimi... collectors from kortrijk, belgium (5_5_12)
(8_22_13)
li ka-shing
... of hong kong.... worth $32 billion
(2_28_13)
lindemann, adam.
.. married to amalia dayan... a partner in the gallery luxembourg & dayan  (5_8_12)... more info here (11_2_12)

liouliakis, teddy
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
liu lan
... beijing entrepreneur... collects zhang xiaogang's paintings...  (7_6_12)
lombardo, michael
... HBO exec and art collector (11_2_13)
london, theophilus
... musician and art collector (12_7_12)
longsdorf, ronald w.
... art collector of pottery, ceramics, etc. (3_15_13)

***lopez alonso, eugenio
...(of mexico city and L.A.)... huge art collector...his private art collection (outside mexico city) is called "Coleccion Jumex"... more info here (9_29_12
) (8_22_13)
lougheed, lin
... art collector... (4_14_12)
lovine, jimmy
... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
lubin, joel
... art collector... of CAA (11_2_13)
lucas, george
... billionaire film-maker, art collector... he is soon opening a SF museum to house his massive collection, including norman rockwells (3_8_13)... collects wyeths (5_17_13)
lutz, kellan
... actor and art collector (12_8_12)
mack, joshua
... ny art collector (1_22_13)
madonna
... singer, actress, art collector...collects tamara de lempicka (polish-born 1940's female artist) (4_19_13)... putting a leger up for sale at an auction (5_5_13)

maezawa, yusaku...tokyo e-commerce king... bought jean michel basquiat painting (untitled skull painting) at sotheby's new york for $110.5 million on May 18, 2017.  (5_18_17)
***margulies, martin z...(of key biscayne, FL)... miami art collector... He began collecting art about thiry years ago (He now has about 4,000 works in his collections.)  Mr. Margulies' day job is real estate condo development...His curator is Katherine Hinds, who supervises a staff of assistant curators... his daughter is a SoHo gallery intern liz (elizabeth) margulies (star of the new bravo show "gallery girls")...His art collection has an estimated value of $800 million. In 2010, he pledged a $5 million bequest to the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art(9_3_12)... more info here (8_13_12)
martin, steve (3_29_12) actor, comedian, musician
***mavrommatis, dimitri
. (of paris)... greek financier... collects african art, modern paintings, and art deco furniture...
he was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here  (6_28_12) (8_22_13)
mccoy, patric.
.. prominent chicago art collector (11_20_12)
mcenroe, john
  (3_29_12) tennis player, announcer, art collector... married to rocker patty smyth (5_11_13)
mcginley, ryan
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
merelo, pete
... collector of animation art and presidential memorabilia (1_5_13)
merkin, j. ezra
(b. 1953)... ny money manager who sold off $310 million worth of (12) rothko paintings (with marc glimcher's assistance) after he (merkin) got in trouble with bernie madoff in a massive ponzi scheme... more info here (7_9_12)
minskoff, edward
... a ny-based art collector and real estate figure... more info here (9_29_12)

mohn, pamela and jari
...L.A. art collectors...he is the founder of E! entertainment television listed in the 2012 ARTnews 200 list... more info here (6_28_12) (8_22_13)
moore, demi
...actress
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
morissette, alanis
... musician and art collector (12_7_12)

mosshart, alison
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
***mugrabi, alberto
... ny collector and art dealer... more info here (8_31_12)
***mugrabi family
 (5_11_12)
***mugrabi, jose
... a warhol dealer (4_1_11)
mulliez, gerard
... of croix... worth $21 billion
(2_28_13)
murdoch, wendi
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
nafousi, roxie
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
nahmad, david
 (5_11_12)
***nahmad family... collect picassos, etc. (5_11_12)
neidich, brooke
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
***newhouse, s.i.
  and victoria...
(b. 1927) (of NY)... conde nast publisher (4_29_12) chairman and c.e.o. of advanced publications...gagosian's first major client... an A-list client (6_10_12)
(8_22_13)
***niarchos, philip
(b. 1954) (of saint moritz, switzerland)... greek shipping heir  (4_27_12)... son of the deceased stavros niarchos
... was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12)
niarchos, stavros
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
nicholson, jack
... actor and art collector (12_26_12)
nicol, geordon... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
nimoy, leonard
... actor... passionate modern art collector (5_6_12)
nimoy, susan
... passionate modern art collector (5_6_12)
olbricht, thomas
... a berlin endocrinologist who is constructing a five story museum to showcase his art collection (3_9_12)
olsen, peter
... a norwegian real-estate developer, owner of "The Scream"  (but selling it) (4_27_12)
ortega, amancio
... worth $55 billion... of la coruna (2_28_13)
*** ovitz, michael
... (b. 1946) powerful collector...hollywood agent and collector (5_11_12)
(5_13_12) he is listed in the 2012 ARTnews 200 list... more info here (6_28_12)... a high-profile client of arne glimcher at pace gallery (7_9_12)
page, larry
... of palo alto... worh $21.5 billion
(2_28_13)
p. diddy
... musician and art collector (12_7_12)
... attended art basel miami 2012 (12_26_12)
***perelman, ronald
... a significant art investor (1_22_13)
perez, jorge m
... miami developer and collector...a significant collector of latin american art...born in buenos aires.. grew up in bogota... more info here (8_11_12)
perry, lisa
... fashion designer and art collector... a friend of the prominent art dealer jeanne greenberg rohatyn (12_1_13)
persson, stefan
... of stockholm... worth $24 billion
(2_28_13)
peterson, peter
... famous financier and art collector... collects dekooning and matisse (12_27_12)
picasso, diana
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
***pinault, francois
(b. 1936) (of paris)... french luxury-goods magnate... owner of christie's... recently bought a $17.4 million Warhol at Christie's (4_1_11) a leading collector (5_11_12) attends art hk in hong kong (6_9_12)... was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12)
...among gagosian's greatest clients (1_22_13) (8_22_13)
***pinchuk, victor (of kiev, ukraine)... a jewish-ukrainian steel magnate businessman and philanthropist... a billionaire MOCA trustee... more info here (7_9_12) ...among gagosian's greatest clients (1_22_13) (6_14_13) (8_22_13)
pitt, brad... and angelina jolie... collectors of design (12_27_12)
podesta, tony and heather
... washington d.c. lobbyist... art collector (4_19_13)
(8_22_13)  new trustee at the LACMA (10_22_14)
polsky, richard... a private dealer (4_1_11)
porsche, wolfgang
... worth $22 billion
(2_28_13)
powers, john
... art collector... (4_27_13)

prada, miuccia
... art collector, fashion designer... more info here (9_29_12)
pritzker, john a. and lisa s.
... of sf... collects man ray (5_12_12)
(8_22_13)
przetakiewicz, joanna
... an art collector based in london and st. moritz (5_11_13)
puech, bertrand
... of paris... worth $24 billion (2_28_13)
qatar, royal family
of  (4_27_12)
qiao zhibin... shanghai nightclub owner, and prominent art collector... more info here (11_30_12)

rachofsky, cindy & howard
... of dallas... he has been an art collector for a long time... travels to many art fairs (8_22_13)
(8_22_13)
ratner, brett
... art collector, director (12_7_12)
reijtenbagh, louis
.. art collector 
(7_19_13)
richardson, terry
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
richie, lionel
... singer and art collector
...attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
riggio, leonard and louise (of ny)... founder of barnes and noble... a long time pace client (7_10_12) (8_22_13)
robins, craig
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
r
ockefeller, renee
... art collector (5_11_13)

rocha, john
(b. 1953)... a fashion designer and art collector... he has been to Frieze for eight years... furthermore, he has purchased art there... more info here (10_15_12)
rodriguez, alex
... baseball player
and art collector (12_7_12)... attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)... works with the dealer jeanne greenberg rohatyn (12_1_13)
rosen, aby j.
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13) (8_22_13)
rosenberg, marianne
... art collector...granddaughter of the deceased french dealer paul rosenberg (1_1_14)

ross, lyn... widow of george ross, a financier from bryn mawr, Pa., who died in July, 2011 (4_29_12)
ross, wilbur
... art collector, ny financier... just bought a magritte for $11.3 mil.... more info here 6_22_12)
***rubell, donald and mera
... (of miami and wash. d.c.) leaders of miami's frenetic art scene... he is a retired physician.... he began his collection in the 60's with mera, his wife in NYC... featured on the "60 minutes" website (4_1_12)... prominent miami-based collectors (5_5_12) adult son, jason... they have collected since the 60's... but collected intensively since 1989 (5_11_12)... the rubell family collection is briefly alluded to in bravo's docu-soap series "gallery girls"... friends with the esteemed philanthropist, heiress, and art patron maja hoffman (10_27_12)... collect work by the artist sterling ruby and the deceased artist keith haring (11_30_12)...more info here (9_24_12) (4_12_13) (5_11_13)
(8_22_13)
rubell, jason
... son of donald and rema... art collector... attends art basel miami (12_9_12)
ruffini, remo
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
***saatchi, charles...
(b. 1943) london art collector...british advertising magnate and famous art collector... commissioned damien hirst (5_13_12)
a branded private collector (6_10_12)... more info here (11_21_12) (11_30_12) (8_22_13)
safra, lily... of London, UK, and geneva (3_9_12)...bought a Richter for $20.8 mil.  (4_14_12)... geneva-based... spent $104.3 mil. for alberto giacometti's sculpture "walking man I"... (4_27_12)... "an A-list client of gagosian"-- don thompson (6_10_12) (8_22_13)
sambol, eric... art collector... collects wyeths (5_17_13)

sands, fred... art collector... more info here (9_29_12)
santo domingo, laren
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)... wife of colombian billionaire and founder of moda operandi (5_11_13)
scholl, dennis
... miami art collector (8_30_13)

shaffer, paul
... musician, art collector (12_7_12)
schmidt, eric
(b. 1955)...
L.A. art collector...american software engineer and businessman... he is listed in the 2012 ARTnews 200 list... more info here (6_28_12)
schnitzer, jordan
(age 60)... briefly appers in the new Bravo series "Gallery Girls"... a prominent portland philanthropist and collector... He is the president of Harsch Investment Properties...As of 2007, Mr. Schnitzer had 5,000 art prints... he is advised by sharon hurowitz of coplan hurowitz art advisory, LLC...more info about Mr. Schnitzer here (8_27_12)... a good interview with Mr. Schnitzer is here (9_11_12)
scholl, dennis
...miami art collector... attends art basel in miami beach....married to debra
schorr, herbert and lenore... longtime collectors of basquiat and others (2_1_14)
scott, bill
... american painter and collector of the deceased female artist berthe morisot (1841-95) (4_19_13)

semel, terry (b. 1943)......a high-profile client of pace gallery-owner arne glimcher ... former yahoo chief... more info here (7_9_12)
sender, adam and lenore ... ny and miami hedge fund manager, art collector (6_10_12)... a key contemporary art collector (4_12_13
) (8_22_13)
sevigny, chloe
(2_18_12) 

shields, brooke... actress... neophyte art collector of art mainly given to her as gifts during her younger modelling days by artists such as keith haring and andy warhol. (4-2-17)

shin, hong-gyu... a major art collector from korea... he bid on the $142 million francis bacon work, but failed to land the prize (9_2_14)
sigg, uli (b. 1946)...of mauensee, switzerland...grew up in switzerland..
. a well-known collector...attends art hk in hong kong... a former swiss ambassador to china (6_9_12)... he collects zhang xiaogang's art...(7_6_12)... more info here (7_6_12) (8_22_13)
**simchowitz, stefan
... art collector and film producer (2_6_14)

simmons, russell... art collector (9_4_12)
singer, ramona
... real housewife of ny and art collector (12_7_12)

smith, will
... musician, actor and art collector (12_7_12)
smyth, patty
... art collector and rocker.... married to john mcenroe (5_11_13)

sorrenti, mario (2_18_12)
southworth, lucinda
... wife of google co-founder, larry page
(3_1_13)
spacey, kevin
... actor and art collector
... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
spielberg, stephen
... movie director...collector of animation art (1_5_13) collects wyeths (5_17_13)
stern, ellen... art collector (5_5_12)
stewart, martha
... art collector... attends art basel miami (12_9_12)
stillpass, andy
... cincinatti art collector... more info here (11_30_12)
stoppelman, jeremy
... yelp cofounder
(3_1_13)
sursock, marc and victoria... of london (3_9_12)
taeschen, benedikt
... (of L.a. and berlin) art-book publisher, art collector (4_19_13
) (8_22_13)
taylor, andrew
... new zealand art collector (12_26_12)
teiger, david..
. a ny-based collector (5_11_12)
tek, budi... (of shanghai, jakarta, indonesia) chinese-indonesian farming tycoon... he buys paintings of zhang xiaogang... he is opening a new art museum (7_6_12) (8_22_13)
terrana, anthony
(age 57)... art collector (of photography)... boston area periodontist
(3_30_13)
***thani, sheikha al mayassa bint hamad bin khalifa al
(b. 1983) (of doha, qatar) ...
known as "the art world's most powerful woman"...she was placed in the 2012 ARTnews top 10 collectors list... more info here (6_28_12) (8_22_13) 
thicke, robin... musician and art collector (12_7_12)
thurman, uma
... actresss & art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
timberlake, justin
.
.. l.a. art collector, singer, actor, philanthropist (6_14_11)
tisci, riccardo
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
traina, trevor (age 44)... a major collector of photography (3_1_13)

tseng, rudy
...a former walt disney executive from taiwan
... a well-known collector...attends art hk in hong kong (6_9_12)
tsukanov, igor... a major art collector...a hedge-fund manager from Russia.
ullens, guy and myriam (of verbier, switzerland, and ohain, belgium)... art collectors and belgian food baron (6_14_13) (8_22_13)

valentine, dean...beverly hills art collector... he is listed in the 2012 ARTnews 200 list... a pretty good interview here (6_28_12) (8_22_13)

vedovi, cathy... owns cafes in L.A. and Miami... new trustee at the LACMA (10_22_14)
villareal, yvonne force
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami... co-founder of art production fund (12_9_12)
***vogel, herbert and dorothy
  (he passed awy in July, 2012)... fantastic working-class ny art collectors... more info here (12_26_12)
von furstenberg, diane
... art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
waksal, sam
... fervent art collector (1_22_13)

walker, christopher... of the private equity firm Leonard Green.. major art collector... new trustee at the LACMA (10_22_14)
***walton, alice (age 63) (b. 1949) (of fort worth) ... wal-mart heiress... art collector... more info here (12_8_12)... worth $28.5 billion (2_28_13)... collects joan mitchell (4_19_13) (8_22_13)

walton, christy... of jackson... worth $29 billion (2_28_13)
walton, jim
... of bentonville... worth $28.5 billion (2_28_13)
walton, robson
... of bentonville... worth $28.5 billion (2_28_13)

wang, vera... fashion icon
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
waters, john...film maker (3_29_12)
weber, bruce
... fashion photographer and art collector... attended art basel miami 2012 (2_19_13)
west, kanye
... musician
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)... attended art basel, miami 2013 (12_8_13)
westwood, vivienne... fashion designer (5_11_13)
wildenstein berlow, samantha
(2_21_11)
wildenstein, david
(2_21_11)
*
wildenstein, guy, owner of Wildenstein & Company art gallery, as well as a massive collection, numbering 10,000 works, inicluding Cézanne, Renoir, Manet, Monet and Van Gogh.  See 2/21/11 article about the Wildensteins in The L.A. Times. (2_21_11)
wildenstein, jocelyn
(former wife of alec wildenstein) (2_21_11)
wildenstein, kristina
(2_21_11)

wilks, lise spiegel... collector who sold untitled basquiat painting to japanese collector and Tokyo e-commerce king Yusaku Maezawa for $110.5 million (5-18-17)
williams, pharrell... art collector.... collects KAWS' work (KAWS is the handle for the artist brian donnelly)... more info here (11_21_12)
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)
willis, bruce
... actor and art collector (12_26_12)
wilson, owen... art collector, actor (12_7_12)
... attended art basel miami 2012 (12_26_12)
wilson, steve
... KY art collector and hotel mogul... married to artist and heiress Laura Lee Brown... they collect Mark Bradford, among others (12_8_13)
witmer, michel
... a ny collector... a board member of the european fine art fair (4_19_13)
***wynn, stepehn a.(b. 1942) (of las vegas) ... casino magnate, owner... art collector (5_31_12)... more info here (10_15_12) (8_22_13)(9_2_14)
***wynn, elaine pascal (age 71)... divorced ex-wife of stephen a. wynn... she paid Christie's $142.4 million for "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" by Francis Bacon, the most expensive painting sold to this date.... She is on the board of the LACMA (1_16_14)

xin li... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12)
yakobashvili, david
... age 47, russian... associated with art analyst sergey skaterschivkov (6_3_12)
***yang, jerry
... yahoo co-founder and former CEO
(3_1_13)
***zhukova, dasha
(b. 1981)..."a trustee at the L.A. county museum of art... she appears in the ARTnews list with her partner billionaire collector roman abramovich" (--L.A.Times)... more info here (6_28_12)
... art collector.. attends art basel, miami (12_9_12) (2_19_13)... She co-founded 'Artsy' with her partner roman abramovich (4_14_13)