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Robert Warren Miller

entrepreneur

Robert Warren Miller, entrepreneur. Achievements include holding west to east transatlantic speed record, monohull sailboat, 1998-2001; crossed Atlantic Ocean from New York to Cornwall, England in 8 days 23 hours 59 minutes 41 seconds, October 1998. Named one of Top 200 Collectors, ARTnews Magazine, 2004; recipient Millennium Cup, American Cup races, Super Yachts Regatta, New Zealand, 2000.

Background

Miller, Robert Warren was born on April 17, 1939.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administrator, Cornell University.

Career

His art gallery, located first (in 1977) on 5th Avenue, later in the Fuller Building on East 57th Street, and finally on 26th Street in Chelsea (all in Manhattan) continues to be a leading gallery exhibiting the works of contemporary artists including Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Robert Mapplethorpe, Louise Bourgeois, Roberto Juarez, Alice Neel, Robert Graham and Yayoi Kusama, all of whom Miller represented at some point. Miller's career as a gallerist began in the 1960s as an assistant at the André Emmerich Gallery at 41 East 57th Street. The Emmerich gallery exhibited many leading artists of the time.

And Miller learned the business by working in the field with some of the most important artists of his time.

Achievements

  • Achievements include holding west to east transatlantic speed record, monohull sailboat, 1998-2001. Crossed Atlantic Ocean from New York to Cornwall, England in 8 days 23 hours 59 minutes 41 seconds, October 1998.

Membership

Trustee Asian Society. Co-chairman Annual International Asian Fair, since 1997. Goodwill ambassador Hong Kong Tourist Association.

Co-founder Mari-Cha Collection. Member of Royal Yacht Squadron, Hong Kong Museum Art, Conservatory of Music Board, Hong Kong Arts Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Wing-shooting, sailing, skiing, yachting, collecting art, especially old masters, 19th century painting. American abstraction.

Connections

Married Chantel Miller, 1965. Children: Mistress Christopher R. Getty, Princess Pia Marie-Chantel of Greece, Princess Alexandra von Fürsterberg.

spouse:
Chantel Miller

children:
Mistress Christopher R. Getty Miller

Princess Pia Marie-Chantel of Greece Miller

Princess Alexandra von Fürsterberg Miller