Paradise City, Elizabeth and Phillip Chun’s hotel and resort, is located in their hometown of Incheon, South Korea, and home to the couple’s private art collection. Featuring a Jeff Koons “Gazing Ball” sculpture and a Yayoi Kusama pumpkin work, the collection features an array of notable contemporary artworks by arists from around the world. Philip Chun has served as the president and CEO of Paradise Co., Ltd. from 2002 to 2004, when he stepped into a vice chairman role. Ground was broken for Paradise City in 2014, and the facility has been up and running since April 2017.

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Elizabeth and Phillip Chun

Incheon, South Korea

Source of wealth:
Integrated resorts (Paradise City)

Collecting area:
Contemporary art

Top 200 appearance:

Fun fact:

Included in their collection is the Anish Kapoor sculpture C Curve, a monumental bent metal form that reflects its viewers' warped reflections.