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Eli Broad

$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…

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…

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.

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

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