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Magnificent Obsessions Installation Images

Tuesday 14 April 2015
Words Ailis Mara

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 11: Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery on February 11, 2015 in London, England. This is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists. Ranging from mass-produced memorabilia and popular collectibles to one-of-a-kind curiosities, rare artefacts and specimens, these collections provide insight into the inspirations, influences, motives and obsessions of artists. Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector opens at the Barbican Art Gallery in London on February 12, 2015 until – May 25, 2015. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Barbican Art Gallery)