Collectors - traditionally mythical creatures of the art world that from time to time can be glimpsed at during private views, or to be more precise at VIP previews of Frieze, Basel, Tefaf and a handful of other fairs and biennales. In the 21st century, collectors are turning into mere mortals as they join the rest of us Instagram. Get your phones out and start following these gals and guys.
This is the 5th part of an 8 part series.
China & Spain
Art gentleman expert on Chinese contemporary art, art dealer.
Tag name: @fabienfryns
Founder of private art museum Yuz Museum.
Tag name: @buditek
Fashionista and co-founder of art fair ART021.
Tag name: @kellyyingxoxo
Daughter of restaurateur Mr Michael Chow and late model/designer Tina Chow. Young collector and model-turned entrepreneur.
Tag name: @china_chow
Frédéric de Goldschmidt
France & Belgium
Film producer dedicated solely to conceptual and contemporary art from visiting art exhibitions in Europe as well as dreamy landscapes.
Tag name: @frederic_net
Blogger. You can expect interior shots of his office or home with installation images of how his artworks are laid out. Many paintings by André Butzer are to be found.
Tag name: @pibsen
TV News Broadcaster for CCTV, writer and UN Goodwill Ambassador.
Tag name: @james_chau
British actor and burgeoning art collector.
Tag name: @russelltovey
Cofounder of the Dairy Art Centre.
Tag name: @manchestermedici
Businessman, philanthropist, jet setter and creator of the fashion brand LimoLand.
Tag name: @jeanpigozzi