Boros Bunker #4
This former techno-club has been home to the private collection and residence of Christian and Karen Boros.
The Office Collection – A Cloud Passing Over Cairo
Tassos A. Gkekas loves to facilitate his own exhibitions and projects exploring art, fashion and film within the walls of Nicosia.
Feminist Spirituality With Shana Moulton
The Zabludowicz Collection presents the immersive and off-kilter solo exhibition by American artist Shana Moulton.
From the archives
dslcollection x Photo London
The dslcollection is a supporter of Photo London, presenting its virtual museum with the fair, here with an interview and artworks on collecting photography.
Wilhelm Schürmann presents his collection with works from the Ludwig Collection in “Le Souffleur.”
Alexander Tutsek Stiftung – About Us
See inside the exhibition, About Us, intended as a contribution to the discourse on contemporary photography in China.
Sergej Timofejev in conversation with Julia Stoschek: one of the most active and famous collectors of time-based art.
Mario & Julia von Kelterborn
The von Kelterborn Collection isn’t for the faint of heart—although that’s not to say the works are visually jarring.
Art Territory’s Una Meistere meets Greek collector Dakis Joannou in his office in Athens.
The Elliott Eyes Collection
In the Victorian townhouse of the Elliot Eyes Collection, art fills every available wall and corner. Interview with Gordon Elliott.
Claus Busch Risvig
Meet the young collector who is taking the international art world by storm whilst never forgetting his roots in Denmark.
The Italian-born collector actively seeks out underrepresented positions and therefore only acquires works by women artists.
Why I Stopped Being A Collector (And Started To Collect)
by Benjamin Kaufmann
To the patrons of tomorrow
Laurie Rojas on the future of art patronage and how to nurture enthusiasm for good art, worldly sensibility, curiosity, and connoisseurship.
The Rediscovery of Wonder
»Good art is rarely simple, but it is hardly ever incomprehensible, « says Christian Kaspar Schwarm, IC founder and avid collector who has never lost his excitement for complexity.
Art & Hospitality
In our new series, we travel the world to explore art-filled hotels. Kicking off the series are Andrea & Fabio Fustinoni at their Grand Hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure.
The Door Opener
The 7th edition of the BMW Art Guide by INDEPENDENT COLLECTORS takes you to more than 304 collections in 51 countries and 224 cities.
»Nobody has been to all these places«
Featured in the book
Alan Gibbs has created a sculpture park unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Founded by collector Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Neon breaks with the conventional model of an art foundation.
Joop van Caldenborgh acquired his first artwork as a teenager.
Inside the palatial New Delhi home of artist and collector Shalini Passi.
Take a look inside the both historic and fresh beauty of Palazzo Monti in Brescia, who we welcome as new to IC.
Judith Neilso’s collection is located in an old factory in Sydney’s industrial district.
When collector and film producer Hamidreza Pejman came across the abandoned Argo Factory he saw its meaningful potential.
The young couple merges private and public spaces by displaying their collection at their home in a prestigious historic apartment.
Museo James Turrell
Turrell’s largest Skyspace and light rooms in the Argentine Andes
Museum of Old and New Art
Collector and philanthropist David Walsh has created Australia’s largest private museum.
Fondazione Morra Greco
This Neapolitan palace houses the collection of dentist Maurizio Morra Greco.
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Curator Joey Lico teams up with artist Alexis Diaz to visit the mighty Rubell Museum in Miami.
Francesca Gavin and Benjamin Jaworskyj explore this dazzling space in Munich.
Nuriel Molcho and Francesca Gavin travel out of Vienna to hillside Carinthia, to meet with Peter Liaunig.
Gary Yeh and Francesca Gavin meet with architect and collector William Lim in Hong Kong.
DJ Cassy and Francesca Gavin meet with collectors Venke and Rolf A. Hoff in Henningsvær, Norway.
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You are the Concept
Private sessions with IC founder and strategist Christian Kaspar Schwarm.
From Sponsorship to Authorship
Creative workshops for brands who want to become great story-tellers.
Debunking the myths
IC Director Nina Raftopoulo helps new collectors develop confidence.
Money laundering compliance for the art sector and high-value goods trade – one platform for all legal challenges.