Since attorney Aaron Fleischman’s firm, Fleischman and Harding, was absorbed into a larger outfit in 2011, he’s been spending more time away from Washington, D.C., where he became known as one of the town’s top telecom lawyers. In 2016 he put on the market his $5.75 million home in the tony Kalorama neighborhood—the Obamas’ new stomping ground—and started to spend more time at the New York duplex he purchased in 2014 for $14.5 million, in the River House complex on 52nd Street. That’s where the wall space is, and he’ll need it, as his collection is at such a level that he’s constantly lending to the National Gallery of Art. In 2018, he endowed a modern and contemporary art curatorial position at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Aaron I. Fleischman

Miami Beach; New York

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Modern and contemporary art

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Fleischman was among the funders of the Whitney Museum's 2006 exhibition “Picasso and American Art.”