Steve Martin – Art Collector

Steve Martin has long guarded his private self. Perhaps most guarded was his collection of modern art, referred to in interviews but the scope of which was unknown except by close friends. Few public glimpses have been given of what lies behind the facade of the wise-cracking film star. Acquainted with fame early on for […]

P. Diddy: Art Collector

P. Diddy. Sean Coombs. Puff Daddy. Music Mogul. Party Elite. Rapper. Art collector? Yep. Mr. Coombs is a regular attendee at the Miami Beach event. Spotted lounging poolside at the Fontainebleau Hotel in 2009, he was also seen cruising the fair in 2010. Collectors from around the globe descended early this week on Florida’s South Beach […]

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera has gone through a series of transformations over the course of her career, evolving from Disney’s pop princess into a tabloid-grabbing “Dirty” girl and now, in  her latest incarnation, into an über-mechanical, space-age diva. During this time, Aguilera has also become something of an art connoisseur, giving the Polaroid-advising,no-pants-wearing Lady Gaga a run for […]

Brad Pitt – Art Collector

Who knew Mr. Pitt is an art collector? Quite a few, it seems. Seen at Art Basel in Switzerland, considered the premiere international art show for modern and contemporary works. “Yes, Brad Pitt visited and had lunch here,” communications manager Peter Vetsch confirmed. Although the show was not yet open to the public, Pitt (a notorious art […]

Celebrity Art Collectors

ARTINFO published this article on Celebrity Art Collectors last Spring. Yes, I was happy to see Beyonce and JayZ in the picture, and can tell you about Venus Williams’ amazing physicality at Miami’s Art Basel last December! Who else collects art in the celeb world? I did a few triple takes when I saw Brad […]