If there are anything and one percent attendance of those people who love collecting life real estate, it is beautiful and good art. But some of them are liked to get the treasure behind steel doors; others share their costly troves with the masses.
Here is a list of some art museums funded by some of the world’s richest people, from a volcano-shaped structure in Chicago. The museum mall crossbreeds creation headlines in Hong Kong.
The father of Indiana Jones and Start War has commissioned of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Museum that is build in the Windy City, designed by MAD Architects (that made China’s Harbin Opera House) and scheduled to open in 2019-2020. Their structures bear a resemblance to a sculptural mountain coroneted with a metal halo and characteristic an observation deck with 360-degree sights of the city and Lake Michigan.
An extensive range of famous art set is displayed in spanning three levels, the insider’s look at Lucas Museum will provide the cinematic process and also propose public outreach and educational services to the different community, cultural and civic groups.
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Billionaire Art Museums
Liu Yiqian and his wife Wang Wei was founded Long Museum. Liu Yiqian is a Chinese financier. The Long Museum houses are filled with modern Asian and European art – modern and traditional art pieces of Chinese culture. The museum has two positions, the Long Museum West Bound and Long Museum Pudong.
Long Museum Pudong was opened for public at the end of the 2012 and West Bound was opened on March 28, 2014. At the time of opening, the Long Museum was the largest private museum of China.
The Long Museum West Bound architecture is stunning and right on the embarcaderos. It was created by Liu Yichun of Atelier Deshaus. Inside of West Bound is a veritable of Chinese modern art over and above traditional and ancient masterpieces and all showcased infrequently revolving exhibitions.
The chief part of the West Bound building is a sole umbrella-vaulted construction. It has four floors. The first and secondary floors are devoted to modern art, painting, installations, new media, and sculptures. The 3rd and 4th floors are restricted to fashion space. The basement is the permanent area for the exhibition of precious artifacts.
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The Long Museum Pudong also has floors, and its basement is the public education area with an academic auditorium and reading room. At the first level, you can see the modern art of various themes, along with other recreational amenities such as an art shop and an art café. The second and third floors are the placed of exhibitions where you can see different cultural exhibitions.
It was conceived by two men who enjoyed a thirty years old friendship. Neue Galerie was established by well-known businessman Ronald Lauder and art dealer Serge Sabarsky, with whom he joint passion for contemporary Austrian and German art.
It is located at 1048 Fifth Avenue, at 86th Street and this area is well-known as Museum Mile. In 1914, its building was completed by Hastings & Carrere (Architects New York Public Library). The museum’s everlasting collection is housed in the building’s first two floors as special, and temporary exhibits inhabit the 3rd-floor galleries.
In 2005, the owner of Gucci Francois Pinault, Stella McCartney, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, and Christie’s auction house decide to spend $37 million on a Venetian Palace that is known as Palazzo Grassi. Then he charged Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando with modernizing the royal space into a house. It is too extensive, and here you can see more than 2,500 art collection that includes pieces by the like of Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Damien Hirst, and Jeff Koons.
Since the 53,800-square-foot spread could only accommodate a portion of his collection, in the following year he also found the 2nd haven in his invaluable stock of art.
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Punta Della Dogana
A former customer triangular building was built in the 17th century; now it is known as Punta Della Dogana – suffered a $22 million alteration helmed by Ando in 2009. The refurbish built-in the re-establishment of the structure’s stuccoed element exterior and the fitting of a new roof of the same kind to the original, with additional skylights.
A businessman Patrizio Bertelli and his wife Miuccia Prada was founded, Fondazione Prada. It is a “territory of freethinking” that welcomes emerging concepts and designs and established similarly.
Its new permanent cultural complex Milan venue recently opened in Largo Isarco. It is a former distillery that was dating back in the 1910s and its compound – which boasts 118,000 square feet of display space, includes four floors building clad in 24-karat gold leaf well-famous as the “Haunted House”, where Prada 20th and 21st-century collection or works pieces are on exhibitions.
K11 Art Mall
The masterpiece building in Hong Kong in 2008, Adrien Cheng’s K11 was established. He opened for the public a remarkable sight at an arrangement of works as they shop. The retail museum concept is one of the several nonprofit art organizations founded by the Hong Kong entrepreneur, grandson of Cheng Yu-Tung (business tycoon). His other projects comprise the K11 Multi-Cultural Living District, two art villages in Wuhan and the K11 Art Foundation.
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