Who Are the Collectors Driving the Trend for Super-Sized Art?

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Contemporary art is big business. It’s also in the business of big: Collectors are ever more interested in snapping up the kind of massive, statement-making sculpture and installation work that formerly was the specialty of only the mightiest of museums. During the recent Art Basel, fair boss Marc Spiegler told the Financial Times that the market for the kinds of showstoppers showcased in the fair’s signature Unlimited section of super-sized art was increasingly private. We asked ourselves, who are the pioneers of this new trend?… Read more

Image: Jaume Plensa, Nomade (2007). Image: Des Moines Art Center