The art of collecting

Philanthropists who donate art to public galleries mix a passion for the pieces with a sharp eye for value

Art, chez Rothschild

Waddesdon Manor has been home to the banking dynasty for centuries. Jacob Rothschild explains how an exhibition of modern sculpture fits right in

Kitsch pickings

Tacky and tasteless – or joyful and fun? Opinions are divided on one of this season’s most fun-filled trends