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Collect Wisely aims to question the nature of collecting and connoisseurship in the 21st Century. Hosted by gallerist Sean Kelly.

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Collect Wisely aims to question the nature of collecting and connoisseurship in the 21st Century. Hosted by gallerist Sean Kelly.

    Episode 21 - Dan Sallick

    Episode 21 - Dan Sallick

    In this episode, we are speaking with Dan Sallick. Dan is a founding partner of Subject Matter, a creative advocacy firm based in Washington, D.C. He is the chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

    • 47 min
    Episode 20 - Erling Kagge

    Episode 20 - Erling Kagge

    In this episode, we are speaking with Erling Kagge. Based in Oslo, Norway, Erling is a lawyer, publisher, writer, and explorer and has been an art collector for over 30 years. He is the first person to ever surmount the Three Poles; the North Pole, the South Pole, and the Summit of Mount Everest. His collection champions young emerging artists, focusing on individuals who are just starting out. In 2015, he published, “A Poor Collector’s Guide to Buying Great Art” to show how limitations can make for very interesting collections. His most recent publications are Silence: In the Age of Noise and Walking.

    • 55 min
    Episode 19 - Leo Shih

    Episode 19 - Leo Shih

    In the nineteenth episode of Collect Wisely we are speaking with Leo Shih. Leo's collection originates in the 1990s and ranges from first-generation Chinese oil painters to contemporary work, with a focus on Chinese and Taiwanese artists.

    • 53 min
    Episode 18 - Alain Servais

    Episode 18 - Alain Servais

    In the eighteenth episode of Collect Wisely, we are speaking with Alain Servais. Based in Belgium The Servais Family Collection features several hundred works from international artists working in a variety of mediums with one notable distinction, there are no paintings. The collection is housed in a converted factory in Belgium, called the Loft.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 17 - Tiqui Atencio

    Episode 17 - Tiqui Atencio

    In the seventeenth episode of Collect Wisely, we are speaking with Tiqui Atencio. Based in London, New York, and Monaco, Tiqui is a passionate collector in pre-Columbian, Latin American and Contemporary Art. She founded and chairs the Tate’s Latin American Acquisitions Committee and is chairwoman of the Guggenheim Museum’s International Director’s Council. Her collection of mostly contemporary art includes over 500 works ranging from painting, photography, film and sculpture. In her recent book, “Could Have, Would Have, Should Have” she interviewed many of the world’s top collectors, but today we are here to discuss her collection.

    • 41 min
    Episode 16 - Robert Tsao

    Episode 16 - Robert Tsao

    In the sixteenth episode of Collect Wisely, we are speaking with Robert Tsao, one of the world’s leading collectors of Chinese art and antiquities, his collection ranges from Neolithic jades and porcelain to contemporary art. Tsao sits on the board of trustees of San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum Foundation and has an extraordinary collection in the heart of Taipei, which is where the podcast was recorded.  

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

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I look forward every morning coming to the studio and listening to this insightful podcast. Alain Servais, a collector of my work whom I’ve never met, was particularly ch as like gong and compelling. Thank you.

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Kraus Comvo

Thank you for a delightful conversation with Jill and Peter Kraus. So much of what they shared resonated with me and how my partner and I approach collecting.

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An eye opening, smart questions, laser focus collector..
Great point of view - A brilliant listen.

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