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BMW Art Guide, ‘First of Its Kind,’ Offers Glimpses at 170 Private Collections

A glimpse into 'BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors.' (© BMW AG, Munich, Independent Collectors, Berlin, photo by Manuel Wagner, Wagnerchic Digital Artwork, Stuttgart)

“There’s the Michelin Guide for fine dining, so why shouldn’t there be a BMW Art Guide for fine private collection?” That’s Christian Schwarm, the founder of the online art-collecting platform Independent Collectors, in the introduction to the BMW Art Guide. He certainly has a point. The number of private people showing their private collections of contemporary art has exploded in recent years, and it’s become difficult for even the most devoted art experts to keep track of them all. Read More