THE MOST IMPORTANT PRIVATE ART COLLECTIONS IN THE WORLD

“Wildenstein Collection”: It is believed that this is one of the largest and most expensive art collections in the world, its estimated value is 10 billion dollars. This collection houses works by Van Gogh, Renoir, Gauguin, Cezanne, Monet, Rembrandt, Rubens, Caravaggio, El Greco, Fragonard, among others.

“Steve Cohen”: This collection is one of the finest private art collections in the world. It has masterpieces of post-impressionist and modern like a Madonna by Much. It also has contemporary art, including works by Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and the most famous and controversial Damien Hirst’s Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living.

“Niarchos Family” Stavros Niarchos heirs have a large collection of Impressionist and modern art. Among the works belonging to this family are found three masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh, one of the most important works of Gauguin, Picasso and a self-portrait with a value of $ 48 million.

“Duke of Sutherland”: This collection contains the best works of classical masters as Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt self-portrait, perhaps the most important work of the artist in the hands of a private collector.

“House of Dawn”: The impressive collection of the House of Alba in the Liria Palace, Madrid includes works by Fra Angelico, Velázquez, El Greco, Veronese, Correggio, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya and several highlighting the portrait of the Duchess Alba painted in 1795. In recent years, the duchess has works by modern masters such as Picasso and Chagall.

“Eli Broad”: The Broad Art Foundation has the best collection of contemporary art in the world. It has 2000 works of artists such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Roy and Edward Ruscha Lichstentein and an extensive collection of photography.

“David Geffen”: This entrepreneur has a large collection of contemporary art of the mid-20th Century.

“Steve Wynn” Wynn owned works ranging from paintings by old masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and William Turner, to works of impressionist and modern painters such as Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso.

“Francois Pinault”: This collection features 2,500 works of modern and contemporary art, including 200 of these have been exhibited at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice.

“Charles Saatchi”: The Saatchi Collection is one of the largest in the world, and has helped inspire many artists such as Damien Hirst, among others.

Source: © The Art Wolf Magazine

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