Collector’s Edition: Andre Saraiva


In this new series, “Collector’s Edition,” we ask people about their personal art collections—from the first piece of art they ever bought to what they want to acquire next. Last time we spoke to Bobby Hundreds, and this time we reached out to Andre Saraiva, a Paris-based street artist, editor and entrepreneur.

Continue reading to learn about what Andre collects.


What was the first piece of art you bought or acquired?

I bought a Terry Richardson photograph from his exhibition at Emmanuel Perrotin.

What art do you have in your personal collection now?

Man Ray and Brassai photos, Dan Colen, Dash Snow, Jean Prouve furniture, Nate Lowman, JR, Tom Sachs. A mix of friends and work from the Dada and Surrealist period, which I admire.


What is your favorite piece in your collection?

My favorite piece is my Tom Sachs boombox that also functions as a bar. It is an amazing object.

What art would you like to add to your collection?

I would love to own a work from Keith Haring’s subway drawings.


Do you collect anything besides art?


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