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Friedrich Christian Flick

Friedrich Christian Flick, German art collector. Named one of Top 200 Collectors, ARTnews Magazine, 2004, World's Richest People, Forbes Magazine, 2005. Founder, chairman F.C. Flick Foundation against Xenophobia, Racism and Intolerance, since 2001; sponsored conversion of warehouse to art annex Hamburger Bahnhof Museum of Contemporary Art.

Background

  • Flick, Friedrich Christian was born on September 19, 1944 in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Son of Otto-Ernst and Barbara Flick.

  • Career

    • Assembled 2,500 piece contemporary art collection. Sold shares family business, 1975. Loaned private art collection Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, since 2003.

    Membership

    Founder, chairman F.C. Flick Foundation against Xenophobia, Racism and Intolerance, since 2001. Sponsored conversion of warehouse to art annex Hamburger Bahnhof Museum of Contemporary Art.

    Personality

    Interests

    Collector of old masters, European sculpture, modern & contemporary art.

    Connections

    • Married Maya Schönburg-Glauchau, 1985 (divorced 1993). 3 children.
    • father: Otto-Ernst Flick
    • mother: Barbara Flick
    • spouse: Maya Schönburg-Glauchau
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    Born September 19, 1944
    (age 72)
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    • 1975
      sold shares family business
    • 2003
      loaned private art collection Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation