Alvin Hall's Secret Collections

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200604031/5. What motivates the private art collector? Alvin Hall seeks out the world's most glittering art collections and finds out from their patrons whether it is a canny investment or the thrill of the chase that gets their juices running. Today he visit a man with so much art he has to hang it on the toilet door. Producer Richard Vadon
20060404'2/5. Alvin meets two collectors who collect cutting-edge contemporary art, including one with a urine-yellow sculpture of a toilet. For details see yesterday'
200604053/5. Alvin Hall visits one of the best contemporary art collections in the world - the Hort family collection in New York. For details see Monday
200604064/5. The finance expert looks at a different kind of secret collection - Deutsche Bank's amazing corporate art collection. For details see Monday
200604075/5. The finance expert concludes his examination of the motives behind the private collector today when he meets two New York art collectors who collect art on a budget.

For details see Monday

As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections - rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests. Alvin Hall seeks out the world's most interesting secret art collections.

5/5. Alvin meets two New York art collectors who collect art on a budget.

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01Buried Treasure2005051720060403As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections, rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests.

In this series, ALVIN HALL seeks out the world's most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them: is it a canny investment, or the thrill of the chase?A visit to a man with so much art, he has to hang it on the ceiling and the toilet door.

1/5. Buried Treasure

022005052420060404Alvin meets two people who collect cutting edge contemporary art - including a urine yellow sculpture of a toilet.
032005053120060405'ALVIN HALL visits the Hort family collection in NEW YORK, one of best contemporary art collections in the world.'

As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections, rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests. Alvin Hall visits the Hort family collection in New York, one of best contemporary art collections in the world.

'As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections, rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests. Alvin Hall visits the Hort family collection in New York, one of best contemporary art collections in the world.'

042005060720060406A look at a different kind of secret collection - Deutsche Bank's huge corporate art collection.

4/5. Alvin Hall seeks out the world's most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them: is it a canny investment or the thrill

Of the Chase? Producer Richard Vadon

4/5. As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections: rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests.

Alvin Hall seeks out the worlds most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them: is it a canny investment, or the thrill of the chase?

05 LAST2005061420060407Alvin meets two New York art collectors who collect art on a budget.

5/5.Buried Treasure.Alvin Hall seeks out the world's most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them. Producer Richard Vadon

5/5. As art lovers crowd into museums and galleries, many of the world's great paintings and sculptures are hidden away in private collections: rarely seen or admired except by the owners and their guests.

Alvin Hall seeks out the worlds most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them: is it a canny investment, or the thrill of the chase?