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art collector

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.

Interests

  • Other 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