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Gabriel Eckenstein (right)

Thomas Bachmann

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You might not consider yourself a connoisseur, a collector,

or an expert in the traditional sense, but you do consider yourself an art lover. And you believe in the pleasure of beauty. You enjoy the pleasure of ownership. And you understand the pleasure of enhancing your environment because enhancing your environment enhances your life.

Ownership is the most intimate relationship that you can have to objects. Walter Benjamin


For twenty years art lovers like you have been finding

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

Minneapolis Institute of Art

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The Cleveland Museum of Art

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford

Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

Indianapolis Museum of Art 

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Worcester Art Museum

Museum Rietberg, Zurich 

Linden-Museum, Stuttgart 

Smart Museum of Art, Chicago 

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, Hanford, CA

Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN

Jordan Schnitzer Museum, University of Oregon

Portland Art Museum 

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Museum für Lackkunst, Münster (Germany)

Museum DKM | Stiftung DKM, Duisburg (Germany)

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery / Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

Columbia University Library, New York

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT

Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Hamilton Art Gallery (Australia)

Newcastle Region Art Gallery (Australia)

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