Berlin’s Boros Collection is an art viewing experience unlike that at public museums, inviting visitors to view the collection only as the collectors themselves have intended. Since 2008, Christian and Karen Boros have shared highlights from their epic collection of contemporary art with the public – in a slightly unorthodox way. First, visitors cannot come and go as they please. Instead they are required to take a guided tour at an appointed time with a well-spoken docent, viewing the collection piece by piece. The collection, which includes pieces by Ai Weiwei, Wolfgang Tillmans, Thomas Ruff and Klara Lidén, is on display in an unusual venue – a Nazi-era bunker... More
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Collectors and founders of the Boros Collection, Karen and Christian Boros invite Freunde von Freunden into their sprawling penthouse home which was built atop the 1943 Bunker they converted into their museum. In their private quarters which are always closed to the public, the family lives among very different art works than in the museum below, including a collection of figurative paintings by Elizabeth Peyton and sculptural works by Olafur Eliasson. Boros explains his philosophy behind building the museum, and the very personal attachment to each art work he and his wife add to their collection. More about the museum