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Collector to Watch: Michael Sherman – ARTnews.com

Before he produced a documentary on Maurizio Cattelan or worked with Rashid Johnson on his adaptation of Richard Wright’s Native Son, Michael Sherman decided to fill a new home he purchased in Los Angeles in 2011 with art. He bought pieces by Wes Lang, whom he met in New York, and Noah Davis, a recommendation from friends Chris Gibbs and Beth Birkett, owners of ...

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Collector to Watch: Elizabeth Dascal – ARTnews.com

Over the last 20 years, Miami has become a bona fide art capital, but collector Elizabeth Dascal remembers growing up in the city in the 1980s, when the art scene was much less developed. Dascal hails from a prominent Miami family with businesses in banking and automobiles. After college, she and her friends, sisters Dina and Rhonda Mitrani, converted a warehouse the Mitranis owned ...

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Collector to Watch: Dani Chakour – ARTnews.com

For Lebanese entrepreneur Dani Chakour, collecting art is a marriage of love and reason. “The marriage of love usually ends up failing, and the marriage of reason usually also ends up failing,” he said. “But if you combine a marriage of love and reason, it will last longer.” When he first started buying, he would purchase work by following his instincts; he has since ...

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Collector to Watch: Charles Boyd – ARTnews.com

When he was a pre-med student at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Charles Boyd said, he didn’t have time for much else; his life was “science, science, science.” But an art appreciation class on African-American art in 1987 changed the course of his life, ultimately inspiring him to build a formidable collection of historical and contemporary art. “I’ve always loved art, loved beauty,” the ...

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Collector to Watch: Emilie Pastor – ARTnews.com

Philanthropist Emilie Pastor talks about art collecting not as a hobby or an investment, but as a legacy. Her father, the late Michel Pastor, was a prominent collector whose holdings ranged from Nicolas Poussin to Fernand Léger to Andy Warhol. The younger Pastor came to understand her father through the artworks he selected with great consideration, many of which were kept on display in ...

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Collector to Watch: Suzanne MacFayden – ARTnews.com

As a child growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, Suzanne McFayden loved poring over two volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica that her father had purchased from a traveling salesman: one covering foreign countries, and the other covering artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne, and J.M.W. Turner. “In my mind, that was what ‘real’ art was,” McFayden said, though she identified more closely with family photographs ...

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Art Collector Yusaku Maezawa Is About to Become the Next Billionaire to Go to Space (and He’s Filming It) + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, October 18. NEED-TO-READ Law Firm Stops Representing HKU Over Sculpture Row – The U.S. law firm Mayer Brown says it will no longer represent the University of Hong Kong following its push to remove ...

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