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Rebecca and Martin Eisenberg
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Rebecca and Martin Eisenberg

New York

Retail (Bed Bath & Beyond)

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Rebecca and Martin Eisenberg get involved with artists at the beginning of their careers and collect their work as they progress. That way, the Eisenbergs told Collector Space, “we can grow with them and we can honestly say that we were a part of the history.” Their instinct for collecting artists of the moment has resulted in a collection that features work by people like Kai Althoff, Charline von Heyl, Peter Doig, Nicole Eisenman, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, David Hammons, Mary Heilmann, Rashid Johnson, Elizabeth Peyton, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and many more. Every square inch of their home, even the children’s bedrooms, is plastered with art. “It’s an addiction,” Martin said. “Listen, it’s better than crack or heroin.”

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