Table of



Issue #248
Winter 2013


Cover Profile

Richard Chang

By Darren Gluckman

Richard Chang and the art of paying attention.


Daniel Boulud: Chef’s Surprise

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Who cares about all those Michelin stars he’s earned? Daniel Boulud is hunting for gastro immortality.

Beatrix Ruf: Beatrix Ruf Knows Good Art

By Rena Godfrey

How the curator went from a quiet existence in a small German industrial town to become one of the most important figures in the art world.

Diego Salazar: Claim To Frame

By Ian J. Stark

According to Diego Salazar, a painting’s only as beautiful as the frame it’s in.

Guillaume Houzé: Le Monde De Guillaume

By Liliane-Carol Benoit

The face of France’s massive Galeries Lafayette Group, Guillaume Houzé is exporting his country’s culture, one exhibition at a time.


  • Royals get gifts—and give them away
  • Weills give Cornell Medical another $100 million
  • Ross donates $200 million to Michigan
  • Jackman surprises local children
  • Prince races vampire for cause
  • Blavatnik helps innovation with $30 million grant
  • Chapman Law receives $55 million
  • Rowling donates proceeds from new book
  • K-Stew cashes in—quickly
  • Cowell pledges fortune
  • Prince Charles restores building
  • SPCA receives $1 million donation
  • TOMS brings shoes to U.S.
  • Builder constructs $40 million donation
  • Charity game a hit


  • Charity at TIFF
  • Music Visionary of the Year Award
  • Aspen ArtCrush Benefit
  • Watermill Benefit
  • Piaget Hamptons Cup to Support Robin Hood Foundation
  • Do Something Awards

The Index

Top 100 Art Collectors

The 100 art collectors we’ve included on this year’s list are representative of the wide range of artwork on the market today. Their collections include 19th- and 20th-century oil paintings and watercolors, impressionist, realist, postwar, and contemporary art, and sculptures and figurines, and are comprised of artists hailing from all corners of the world.

Exhibition Schedule

Schedule of select galleries and exhibitions for 2013 and 2014.

Art Spaces

Features of unique art spaces from around the world.

In Conversation:

Catherine Levene and Maria Baibakova

Five Questions: Piers Handling

The TIFF honcho on film immortality.

First Person: Candy Chang

Writing on a wall changed thousands of lives.