Some Texas collectors make ArtNews’ top 200, mostly in Dallas/Fort Worth

by Bill Davenport July 7, 2011

Intrepid ARTnews correspondents in 22 countries interviewed  dealers, auctioneers, and other collectors to compile their 21st annual list of the most active art collectors, and a handful of Texans are rubbing shoulders with the rich and super-rich of the rest of the world. Most Texans on the list  congregate in DFW, a couple in Houston, one in austin: San Antonio millionaires had better step up to the plate!

Here’s their list:

Laura and John Arnold
Hedge fund
Impressionism; postwar and contemporary art

Marguerite Hoffman
Soft-drink bottling
Contemporary, postwar American, and European art; Chinese monochrome

Jeanne and Mickey Klein
Austin; Santa Fe
Oil and gas exploration and production
Postwar and contemporary art

Anne and John Marion
Fort Worth; Santa Fe; Palm Springs, California; Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Oil (Burnett Oil Company) and ranches (Burnett Ranches)
17th- and 18th-century European art; modern and contemporary art; Taos art

Frances G. and James W. McGlothlin
Austin, Texas; Naples, Florida; Bristol, Virginia
Financial services, oil and gas, industrial-supply distribution, and golf courses
19th- and early-20th-century American art, especially American Impressionism

Cindy and Howard Rachofsky
Contemporary, postwar American, and European art

Deedie and Rusty Rose
Contemporary European, American, and Latin American art

Fayez Sarofim
Investment counseling
Modern and contemporary art; Coptic art; 19th-century American art; Old Masters

Louisa Stude Sarofim
Houston; Santa Fe
Modern and contemporary art and works on paper

Gayle and Paul Stoffel
Dallas; Palm Springs, California; Aspen, Colorado
Investments, oil
Contemporary art

Alice Walton
Fort Worth
Inheritance (Wal-Mart)
American art (for the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas)

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