Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is married and has two sons. After graduating in business studies and economics, she first started collecting contemporary art in the early nineties. What started as a hobby, rapidly became a full time career when she founded the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in 1995, of which she is President. The Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo set up its first gallery at the Palazzo Re Rebaudengo in Guarene in 1997 and officially opened its current headquarters, a centre for contemporary art in Turin, in September 2002. Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is an extremely active patron of the arts. She is a Member of the International Council, Museum of Modern Art, New York (since 1996); Member of the Friends of Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (since 1996); Member of the International Council, Tate Gallery, London (since 1997); Member of the Leadership Council, New Museum, New York (since 2007); Member of the Advisory Committee for Modern and Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art (since 2008).