Valentino Talks About His Art Collection
In order to decorate these palatial houses, he and Giammetti have built up a substantial art collection with works by Miró, Balthus, Basquiat, De Kooning, Botero, Warhol, Twombly, Rothko, Hirst, Fontana...
“First I became a collector of houses, then an art collector,” says Valentino.
Over the past decade many of his collections have shown the influence of modern and contemporary art..
“If I was inspired by great artists, it is because I own works by them. I used to draw at night, with my mind full of what I had been contemplating during the day” [read more... theartnewspaper]
Above Regia Marinho's painting.