Brooke Whiting amassed his collection of art from world traveling, worldwide associations with prestigious antique dealers and auction houses, and through inheritance from his sister Anne Whiting, his life partner Wesley Griswold, and his parents Brooke and Ruth Whiting.

His collection includes primarily Asian Works of Art and American, British, and European Decorative Arts.  Brooke had eclectic taste and collected artwork from around the globe.  His collection has pieces from America, Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, Iran, India, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Russia, and Mexico.