Tag Archives: Eli Broad

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The Top 10 Photo Collectors

David Dechman New York WEALTH MANAGEMENT 20th century Randi and Bob Fisher San Francisco APPAREL (GAP, INC.) 20th century; contemporary Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla New York INHERITANCE; REAL-ESTATE DEVELOPMENT 20th century; contemporary Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser Los Angeles … Read More

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$25 Billion and Counting

Auction sales are what one dealer calls the “visible part of the iceberg.” But how big is the rest of it? According to dealers, auction house experts, and other advisers, the private art market is exponentially larger—fueled by increasing demand from Russia, Asia, the Middle East, and other emerging markets. Read More

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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: How Jeff Koons Became a Superstar

Kelly Devine Thomas tracked the way an artist shaped his own career. Read More

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The 2005 Top Ten Collectors

“In the history of art, as in more materialistic matters, money talks vividly,” Alfred H. Barr Jr., the Museum of Modern Art’s founding director, wrote in 1929. “Let us not be ashamed to listen.” “Well said,” Eli Broad, the financier … Read More

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The Selling of Jeff Koons

He made banality blue chip, pornography avant-garde, and tchotchkes into trophy art. How Jeff Koons, with the support of a small circle of dealers and collectors, masterminded his fame and fortune. Read More

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The 2004 Top Ten Collectors

A top collector should have three things, says a knowledgeable observer of the things top collectors should have: 1. Deep pockets. 2. Big closets. 3. No memory. Deep pockets? Big closets? That’s easy. How come no memory? “Say, for example, … Read More