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THE TOP 25 (Continued) WHO: GUILLERMO NICOLAS, SAN ANTONIO ART: Kehinde Wiley, Mickalene Thomas, Robert Gober, Ana Fernandez, César A. Martínez, Rolando Briseño, Alejandro Diaz, Carrie Mae Weems, Glenn Ligon, Donald Moffett, Kara Walker, General Idea, Andy Warhol, Catherine Opie, Robert Mapplethorpe, Hank Willis Thomas CV: Past chair of the San Antonio Arts Commission. "The first third [of my collection] is focused on Mexican-American/Latino artists, the second third on African- American artists, and most recently, with the help of [gallerist] Anthony Meier out of San Francisco, I've focused on gay artists working during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s," Nicolas says. WHO: MARILYN OSHMAN, HOUSTON ART: Leonora Carrington, Thornton Dial, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Ed Ruscha, Deborah Butterfield, Chris Burden, Joseph Beuys, James Surls, Ed Wilson, Dorman David, John Alexander, Luis Jiménez, Ron Hoover, Paul Kittelson, Carter WHO: JANELLE AND ALDEN PINNELL, DALLAS ART: Ed Ruscha, Trisha Donnelly, Lucas Samaras, Mike Kelley, Sherrie Levine, Donald Judd, Richard Tuttle, Ryan Trecartin, Mark Bradford, Pietro Roccasalva, Steven Parrino Ernst, Sharon Kopriva, Forrest Prince, Amber Eagle CV: Grand patroness and savior of the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art. Oshman says of the highly personal collection she lives with, "To me, all of the pictures [and sculpture] have one thing in common — and it's this essence of something exciting, mysterious, challenging, and protective." CV: In addition to the private collection in their home the couple envisioned and created a kunsthalle: The Power Station, housed in the former Dallas Power & Light building, circa 1920; since opening in 2011, it has presented an engaging, lively array of exhibitions and programs. Lucio Fontana's Concetto spaziale, la fine di Dio (Spatial Concept, The End of God), 1964 Kehinde Wiley's Portrait of Mary Hill, Lady Killigrew, 2013 Left: Mike Kelley's Purple Stain, 1986 Right: Lucas Samaras' Box #135, 1989 Félix González-Torres' Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1987-1990 WHO: CINDY AND HOWARD RACHOFSKY, DALLAS ART: Maurizio Cattelan, Georg Baselitz, Judy Chicago, Gilbert & George, Wade Guyton, Eva Hesse, Donald Judd, Glenn Ligon, Laura Owens, Félix González-Torres, Lucio Fontana CV: A portion of their collection, which Howard describes as "a historical collection focusing on two overarching ideas: global nonobjective minimalism and figurative works that deal with issues of identity," is found at The Warehouse, a project initiated by the couple and the late Vernon Faulconer to make their collections available to scholars, curators, and students, and to foster a dialogue about postwar, modern, and contemporary art. Stairway by Ed Wilson, dome by James Surls 56

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