'We Know' by Elizabeth Price (installation view) 'We Know' by Elizabeth Price (installation view)

What was the first piece of artwork you purchased, and when was this? The first artwork I acquired was a mixed-media painting by Pep Agut, which is quite ironic if you consider that the focus of my collection is on time-based media art. However, I still love ... read more

Jan 28th, 2015 – AllCollectingCollectors

Interview with Julia Stoschek

Julia Stoschek Collection – Düsseldorf, Germany

What was the first piece of artwork you purchased, and when was this? The first artwork I acquired was a mixed-media painting by Pep Agut, ... read more

1_cropped'The Tent' by Elizabeth Price (installation view)
5_cropped_bJulia Stoschek in front of the 'Kill-Wallpaper' by Sturtevant (2003) in the exhibition 'Number Eight' (2014) / photo: Şirin Şimşek
4_cropped_bJulia Stoschek Collection / photo: Ullrich Schwarz
3_cropepd_bJulia Stoschek Collection / photo: Ullrich Schwarz
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'33 Artists in 3 Acts' by Sarah Thornton '33 Artists in 3 Acts' by Sarah Thornton

Artists and cultural producers open up new perspectives and establish unknown connections. They write and visualize worlds that would otherwise most probably remain hidden to us. But how does it look like inside the heads of these artists and what does it actually mean to think creatively? ... read more

Jan 21st, 2015 – AllLibrary

A Glimpse Into the Mind of Creatives

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Artists and cultural producers open up new perspectives and establish unknown connections. They write and visualize worlds that would otherwise most probably remain hidden to ... read more

Obrist'Think Like Clouds' by Hans Ulrich Obrist
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Palazzo Grassi in Venice, 2011 Palazzo Grassi in Venice, 2011

An observable trend of the past years and a safe prediction for 2015 is that the concept of the „single – donor“ museum is at the forefront. Now more than ever, private art collectors are opening up their collection to the public by founding influential institutions such ... read more

Jan 14th, 2015 – AllCollectingCollectors

How to Pass On a Passion

On long-term challenges for new private museums

An observable trend of the past years and a safe prediction for 2015 is that the concept of the „single – donor“ museum is at ... read more

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Daniel Teo (photo: Fei Long) Daniel Teo (photo: Fei Long)

What was the first piece of artwork you purchased, and when was this? Over thirty years ago, I started collecting works of Singaporean Artists, namely Jimmy Ong, Chua Ek Kay and Goh Beng Kwan. As I believe that society has to progress and the arts are the ... read more

Jan 07th, 2015 – AllCollectingCollectors

Interview with Daniel Teo

The Private Museum – Singapore, Singapore

What was the first piece of artwork you purchased, and when was this? Over thirty years ago, I started collecting works of Singaporean Artists, namely ... read more

Photo #02_croppedLandscape Series, Liu Wei, 2004 (photo: Jeremy San)
Photo #01_croppedleft: To Add a Meter to an Unknown Mountain, Ma Liuming, 1995 / right: Landscape Series, Liu Wei, 2004 (photos: Jeremy San)
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Throughout the last twelve months we have repeatedly introduced you to our so-called Shorties: concise texts about collecting that have made the BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors a lively travel companion. One at a time, we presented them here on the Blog to discuss subjects that ... read more

Dec 31st, 2014 – AllCollecting

Bidders and Buyers

Shorty

Throughout the last twelve months we have repeatedly introduced you to our so-called Shorties: concise texts about collecting that have made the BMW Art Guide ... read more

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SØR Rusche Collection with works by artists Zofia Kulik, Slava Seidel, Alicja Kwade, Stephan Balkenhol, Heribert C. Ottersbach, Andreas Blank (left to right) SØR Rusche Collection with works by artists Zofia Kulik, Slava Seidel, Alicja Kwade, Stephan Balkenhol, Heribert C. Ottersbach, Andreas Blank (left to right)

For many art collectors, size is god. Hence their acquired enormous works come to live lonely existences locked away in humidity-sealed vaults, rarely seeing the light of day. Not so for Thomas Rusche, who lives amongst his extraordinary collection of cabinet-sized pieces, whether at his family home ... read more

Dec 24th, 2014 – AllCollectingCollectors

A Livable Art Collection

SØR Rusche Collection – Oelde/Berlin, Germany

For many art collectors, size is god. Hence their acquired enormous works come to live lonely existences locked away in humidity-sealed vaults, rarely seeing the ... read more

IMG_7798_croppedThomas Rusche
IMG_7790_cropped'Sweet King' by Secret Stars, 2011
IMG_7785_croppedInstallation by Alicja Kwade, 2008
IMG_7784 croppedOn the left: Installation by Alicja Kwade, 2011
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Cover, KubaParis Cover, KubaParis

Throughout the past 12 months, we have presented a handpicked selection of some of the most exciting art books out there. To finish off the year, we decided to peak into the world of art magazines, which is just as diverse and multi-facetted with exciting new publications ... read more

Dec 17th, 2014 – AllLibrary

Young Positions and Critical Curators

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Throughout the past 12 months, we have presented a handpicked selection of some of the most exciting art books out there. To finish off the ... read more

ExhibitionistCover, 'The Exhibitionist'
KubaParis2KuBaParis
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Thorleif Wiik at Olafur Eliasson "Innen Stadt Außen" Exhibition_Foto_Thorleif Wiik_resized

What do Gustave Courbet and Damien Hirst have in common apart from their prominence as artists? In a recently published article on The Art Newspaper website, author Pac Pobric highlights how Courbet and Hirst both not only followed their artistic talent but also took up the role ... read more

Dec 10th, 2014 – AllCollectingCollectors

Are Artists the Better Curators?

On the diminishing boundary between professions in the art world

What do Gustave Courbet and Damien Hirst have in common apart from their prominence as artists? In a recently published article on The Art Newspaper ... read more

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Installation view by American artist Egan Frantz, 'Lowghost Series', 2014 Installation view by American artist Egan Frantz, 'Lowghost Series', 2014

Since Art Basel brought its successful brand to Miami Beach twelve years ago, the local art scene has been buzzing. One of the newest additions to the artistic landscape is Michael Jon Gallery, which will participate in the fair for the first time this year. Founder Michael ... read more

Dec 03rd, 2014 – AllCollecting

Michael Jon Gallery – Miami/Detroit, USA

Insight: Galleries

Since Art Basel brought its successful brand to Miami Beach twelve years ago, the local art scene has been buzzing. One of the newest additions ... read more

Egan Frantz_install_04_CROPPEDInstallation view by American artist Egan Frantz, 'Lowghost Series', 2014
Michael_Jon_on the left_Alan_Gutierrez_on_the_right_CROPPEDMichael Jon and Alan Gutierrez
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