The Private Museums

            The Private Museums – Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis       After roaming the world for two years and...

          Wildly eccentric Tasmanian mogul David Walsh made his multi-millions in syndicated gambling enterprises world-wide.  During his many “business trips” he...

                The Redlin Art Center       Compensation by the town of Watertown, South Dakota of $1500...

              Thanks to a period of extreme prosperity at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of...

        Entrepreneur and businessman, George Gardiner began his personal collection of ceramics in 1976 with nothing more in mind than the decoration...

              Little did President Ronald Reagan realize what a great gift he was bestowing on the art world and...

                Among the worst atrocities and crimes against humanity of the 20th century was the implementation of the...

              Dr. Albert C. Barnes was a Renaissance man: physician, chemist, businessman, art collector, prolific writer.   Born in Philadelphia...

                Sailing along the Potomac River to George Washington’s beloved Georgian plantation, Mount Vernon, on Spirit Cruises’ “Spirit...

              David Lloyd Kreeger was a rare combination of entrepreneur, artist and lover of the arts. His entrepreneurship as...

          One of the most intriguing museums along Pennsylvania Avenue’s row of cultural and architectural treasures in Washington, DC is the...

          Although one of the lesser known American Abstract Expressionist painters, it was, in fact, Clyfford Still who was first among...

    Unlike most founders of private museums who become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of their immense collections and find themselves in desperate need...

                Paris, the city of light, shines even brighter since yet another architectural masterpiece by Frank Gehry opened...

            Heinz Berggruen, born in Berlin, Germany in 1914, began his working career as a journalist at the Frankfurter Zeitung. ...

          His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini, the Aga Khan, is the 49th hereditary imam or spiritual leader of the...

          He loved sculpture, she loved gardens and since they loved each other, Frederik Meijer, the billionaire discount supermarket and gas...