“I got my freedom back”

“I got my freedom back”

Long-term art patronage the IBEX way Autumn 2015. Italian graphite drawer Emanuele Descanio picks up a call in his studio. An unknown voice with a German accent says: “Albrecht von Stetten here. I’ve just discovered your work, and I absolutely love it. Mind if I drop...
The art collection that doesn’t collect art

The art collection that doesn’t collect art

At IBEX, we don’t collect art—we collect artists. Just like the best farmers do not grow crops: they grow soil, where crops grow like crazy! That’s exactly what IBEX is about: We scout and vet today’s most outstanding and promising super-realist painters and invite...
The 50 selection criteria of the IBEX Collection

The 50 selection criteria of the IBEX Collection

We as IBEX Collectors often get asked: How do you decide which artists to invite to join your collection and community? The short answer is: It’s part art, part craft. We have a set of about 50 criteria that we consider, broken down across six categories, ranging from...