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Pop/contemporary art

Pop/contemporary art

As the Fondation Carmignac prepares to open a new museum on the idyllic island of Porquerolles, Emma Crichton-Miller meets the duo seeking to expand a classic pop art collection with contemporary offshoots of the genre. Portrait by Stéphane Remael

Triumph motorcycles

Triumph motorcycles

A doyen of the vintage-bike world has helped a golden-era Triumph lover build what might be the world’s greatest collection, says Simon de Burton. Photography by Jude Edginton

Animal sculpture

Animal sculpture

A chance reunion proved the catalyst for a collection of bronze art that celebrates the energy and emotion of animals. Catherine Milner reports

Antique drinking vessels

Antique drinking vessels

A dealer’s dinner-party challenge set a collector on the path to accumulating glasses and carafes from throughout the ages. Rima Suqi reports. Photographs by Augusto Brazio

Cuban art

Cuban art

A collector and gallerist have embarked on an energetic crusade to support Cuba’s most dynamic contemporary artists. Marina Cashdan reports. Portrait by Joss McKinley

Portrait miniatures

Portrait miniatures

Unearthing the stories behind these keepsakes has nurtured a firm friendship between an avid collector and his advisor, says Claire Wrathall. Photographs by Jude Edginton

Tribal textiles

Tribal textiles

Virtuoso design and lyrical history delight two woven-art enthusiasts, who have created an exquisite and culturally rich collection, says Katrina Burroughs. Portrait by David Ellis

Antiquities

Antiquities

Fervour for ancient art and artefacts – and an eye for undervalued treasures – has given rise to an eclectic private museum, says Claire Wrathall