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Five inspiring young art collectors

Some were born into the art world, others got into it at a later stage in life. Some are dedicated to painting, some are into a wide range of mediums. However, what connects these five art collectors is a passion for art, an eye to the freshest work from cutting-edge talent and a willingness to go into unexplored territories in the vibrating, ever-changing art world. Get to know five young art collectors, shaping a new generation of collectors.



SARA LYSGAARD
Profession: Investor, Art Collector
Age: 33
Started collecting in year: 2001
Focus of collection: Young and established artists, color, narrative, diverse spectrum of artists and mediums
Selected works: Gavin Turk, Philippe Parreno, David Shrigley, Gun Gordillo, Elmgreen & Dragset, A Kassen, Justin Morin, Henry Krokatsis, and Superflex
Instagram: saralysgaard




RASMUS NYHOLD MØLLER
Profession: Lawyer
Age: 40
Started collecting in year: Around 2006
Focus of collection: Contemporary art in different types of media
Selected works: Tal R, Graham Collins and Peter Linde Busk
Instagram: rasmusnyhold




KRISTIAN ROLAND LARSEN
Profession: Ph.D student, University of Southern Denmark
Age: 26
Started collecting in year: 2007
Focus of collection: Painting, photography, modern art, contemporary art
Instagram: rolandkristian


Robert Janitz, Chris Johanson, Andrea Sonnenberg, Ryan Schneider, HuskMitNavn, Alicia McCarthy and NeckFace


JOSTEIN GABRIELSEN
Profession: R&D Senior Manager
Age: 42
Started collecting in year: 2007
Focus of collection: Sincerity
Selected works: Sarah Braman “In the woods” (2012), Eddie Martinez “The bums will always loose” (2008), Robert Janitz “Bloomsday” (2014), Stanley Whitney, untitled (2016), Wall photo including: Robert Janitz, Chris Johanson, Andrea Sonnenberg, Ryan Schneider, HuskMitNavn, Alicia McCarthy and NeckFace
Instagram: jostein_gabrielsen


Albert Grøndahl


JAKOB BUUS MADSEN
Profession: Army Officer
Age: 40
Started collecting in year: 2007
Focus of collection: All material in every context however primarily focused on Danish and German artists
Selected works: Nils Bleibtreu, Theis Wendt, Albert Grøndahl and Jana Schröder
Instagram: jakobdkde