The Private Museums

          To call “The Whitney”, in mid-town Detroit, a private museum is not that great a stretch.  The upscale restaurant is...

    Not only did Hildy and Ernst Beyeler love and collect contemporary art, it was their business.  They ran their famous Galerie Beyeler in...

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

              Henry Clay Frick began his adult career as a retail salesman and bookkeeper in a small town outside...

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

  Little did Dominique Schlumberger, heiress to the Schlumberger Ltd. global oil services company, dream, while growing up in Paris, that she would become the...

      Financier J. Pierpont Morgan was just as adept at collecting thousands of magnificent works of art for his library as he was...