Celebrity Art Collectors – From Kylie to Madonna

madonna300 Celebrity Art Collectors   From Kylie to MadonnaHaving a celebrity purchase one of their artworks is a sure fire way for the value of an artist’s work to skyrocket so keeping an eye on what artist’s celebrities are purchasing works by is definitely worth while. Over the years I have received heaps of notifications and tips on purchases of art by celebrities so I thought that I would go through my archives and make a list of some of the celebrities and the artist’s whose work they have purchased. This is by no means an exhaustive list but should give you an idea of the extent that celebrities are purchasing art.

Grant Hill – Elizabeth Catlett, Edward Jackson

Victoria Beckham – Damien Hirst

Charlton Heston – Andrew Wyeth

Steve Martin – Picasso, Edward Hopper, Willem de Kooning, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cy Twombly, Helen Frankenthaler, Roy Lichtenstein, Picasso, Franz Kline

Steven Spielberg – Norman Rockwell

Elton John – Damien Hirst, Diane Arbus, Lucas Samaras, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Berenice Abbott, Man Ray, Helmut Newton and Alfred Stieglitz. Sam Taylor-Wood, Picasso, Francis Bacon, David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Nan Goldin, Matisse

Jack Nicholson – Jack Vettriano

Robbie Coltrane – Jack Vettriano

Tim Rice – Jack Vettriano

Gianni Versace – Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Madonna – Frida Kahlo, Damien Hirst, Ferdinand Leger, Tamara de Lempicka and Picasso

Andrew Lloyd Webber – Pre-Raphaelites

Jane Fonda – Andy Warhol

Hugh Grant – Andy Warhol

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt – Banksy

Marc Jacobs – Mike Kelly, Karen Kilimnik, John Currins, Ed Ruscha, Richard Prince

Kevin Spacey – Jason Benjamin

Elizabeth Taylor – Van Gogh

Lionel Ritchie – Sidney Nolan

Eric Clapton – Carlos Rolon, Lee Quinones

David Bowie – Balthus, Rubens, Tintoretto, Graham Sutherland and Stanley Spencer

Robbie Williams – Andy Warhol

Kylie Minogue – Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Tommy Steele – L. S. Lowry, Pre-Raphaelites

The Galaghers – Peter Blake

 Celebrity Art Collectors   From Kylie to Madonna**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of http://www.artmarketblog.com, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications.

share save 256 24 Celebrity Art Collectors   From Kylie to Madonna

Related Posts:

Tagged with:
  • Pingback: Brad Pitt » Celebrity Art Collectors - From Kylie to Madonna

  • Pingback: Madonna » Celebrity Art Collectors - From Kylie to Madonna

  • Pingback: Celebrities » Celebrity Art Collectors - From Kylie to Madonna « Art Market Blog…

  • Pingback: Madonna » Celebrity Art Collectors - From Kylie to Madonna « Art Market Blog…

  • Pingback: Madonna » Celebrity Art Collectors - From Kylie to Madonna « Art Market Blog

  • Pingback: Madonna » (Celebrity) Celebrity Art Collectors. Man, that Steve Martin sure…

  • Pingback: Celebrities » (Celebrity) Celebrity Art Collectors. Man, that Steve Martin sure…

  • Pingback: News Archives

  • Banksy Freak

    Banksy Print – Difaced Ten Pound Notes

    Hi All!

    I have decided to sell some of my Banksy collection – These are Di-Faced Tenners.

    They are in absolutely perfect condition (mint) and they have been stored in an acid free folder in my smoke free home.

    I have uploaded photos here :


    There is also a video here on Youtube.

    The video quality is no the best. Please see the photos for better detail.

    Feel free to email me – banksyfreak at gmail dot com

    I ship with FedEx worldwide.

    Payment accepted via PayPal =)

    Thanks for your time !

  • http://funexa.com Nitin Patel

    A very good stuff, I really liked it! I will forward this to all of my friends.

  • http://www.artmarketblog.com artforprofits

    Thanks for the comment Nitin

    Nicholas Forrest

  • nakedculture
  • Barb

    I have a painting of the Flight of Jeff Davis painted in 1865 by an English Artist. I would like to sell it..

  • http://www.svozilik.com Jaromir Svozilik

    Paintings,sculptures,prints & Poems from Oslo,Norway.

  • Pingback: Celebrities who collect art « Gina Vivinetto’s Greatest Hits

  • Pingback: Celebrity Art - Collectors From Kylie to Madonna Art Market Blog

  • http://www.surroundsounddj.com Surround Sound DJ
  • Surround Sound DJ
  • JereIdeplydem

    Test this out

  • http://www.diegocastro.com Diego Castro

    very good infotmation

  • Patrick Gildea

    I own two painting from Shozo Nagano.He was internationally famous.The two paintings are thtree dementional an spiritual.When he was a teenager he was several miles from ground zero.When the atom bomb went off he was on the correct side of a basement.He watched several of his friends vaporized an shadowed on the wall.He was on medication for years for tramatic stress.His art work was like meditation an he finally stopped taking medication.The two paintings I own are his spiritual visualation of what happened to the people that were vaporized by Atomic Bombs.I am aware of this information because his Gallery was in Jim Thorpe for many years.I live only 25 miles from Jim Thorpe.Me an Shozo meet numerous times.We had many interesting conversations

  • Patrick Gildea

    Nick should I send you pictures of the paintings by e-mail.

  • Patrick Gildea

    Nick you seem like a great guy.How can we move forward to sell these pieces of art work.I am very confident that when Madonna sees them.Because they are very spiritual she would be interested in buying them.I would use the capitol to create numerous drug an alcohol rehabs.It will save millions of lives.Many of our children are addicted to drugs.Nick I have been active in a recovery program for 27 years.Your fantastic web-site an brilliant mind I will honestly use the capitol to help our country get back on track.

  • http://www.adultcamshows.com/ Markus

    Good stuff here, indeed!

    • Patrick Gildea

      Nick I am very confident when you post the pictures of the art work from Shozo Nagano.Steve Martin will have a artattack

  • http://www.konstsian.blogspot.com fifi

    Some paintings by Australian artist Sian Tiksom : konstsian.blogspot.com ,which I have heard some celebrities buy. How much are they likely to have paid and which celebrity got which painting? Also is it true that Angelina Jolie had a painting of Brad Pitt commissioned recently?

  • Patrick Gildea

    Today august 6 in 1945.That was when the atom bomb was dropped on Japan.That should inspire a wealthy art collector to purchase the two paintings from Shozo Nagano.Because I explained that these two paintings are his spiritual vision of all the people in Japan that were vaporized by the atomic bombs.This art work is as emotional as mona lisa.Which I truly feel this art work is priceless.

  • Patrick Gildea

    Nick i was surfing on the internet.I saw that the famous actor an comedian Steve Martin bought some of Shozo Naganos art work.He has a funny name for his website.Its called an ART ATTACK.Nick Steve Martin is on your list of art collectors.If you can contact him.I am very confident when he sees pictures of the beautiful paintings I bought off Shozo Nagano.Steve Martin would purchase them.

  • http://KristoferOnezne.com Jacqulyn Formella

    Kylie Minogue is a world well-known star as being one of the big guests in a spectacular $30 million mega-party in front an array of Hollywood stars at the opening of the multi-billion dollar Atlantis Palms Hotel in Dubai. She is a very good performer.

    • Patrick Gildea

      Please contact me.My office number is 1-570-824-8759.I would like to have a conversation with you.

  • Patrick Gildea

    Nick I am goimg to mail out to you pictures of shozo naganos artwork.

  • http://www.cc-finearts.com/ Monica Mali

    Nick,I love reading about Celebrity art collectors,.. I have another artist you should add to your list, Portugal Abstract & Mixed Media Artist Cristina Canas, she has been collected & commissioned by Jesus Luz, a present for galpal Madonna, Sean Connery , Sylvester Stallone, Diane Keaton, Steve Martin, Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie. I suggest getting your hands on as many of her paintings as you can….good investment, they are bound be skyrocket in value very soon. “Feel The Art Beat..”

  • Patrick Gildea

    Nick did you post those pictures of the art work from Shozo Nagano

  • http://focusoncures.com Delfa

    Fine Photo ART

    Please display our “breast cancer awareness” photo as wallpaper on your computer, phone, facebook, twitter, etc. for at least one day during October to show your support for the cause.

    This is an artistic photo taken by professional photographer, Tiffany Ann for our website: focusoncures.com

    Please visit us and forward this email to everyone you know so that we can find a cure to breast cancer.

    Thank you!

  • http://respectallbeings.com ella seneres

    Anyone know of a celebrity who collects
    WWII art? Ink illustrations.
    thank you

  • Pingback: Dennis Hopper, Elton John And The Celebrity Art Lovers | The b-uncut blog

Plugin from the creators ofBrindes :: More at PlulzWordpress Plugins