We’re often familiar with an artist’s catalogue of work, but rarely know who that artist has hanging on their own walls. Unless they’re a raging narcissist and only hangs their own work (which is kind of a killer move, just saying), we would expect to find a cross section of pieces from contemporaries and predecessors that might – in one way or another – inspire the artist in creating his or her own work. In a recent article, The New York Times’ T Magazine looks to find out just that, profiling the likes of Brian Donnelly (aka KAWS), Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, and Ugo Rondinome to see what they each hold in their private collections. In the piece, the artists talk about their preferences, individual works, and their ideas about collecting. To read the complete feature, surf your way over here.

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