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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 236 ART FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Art Collections of the Rich and Famous

AMASSING A WORLD-CLASS COLLECTION

 

Many collectors of fine art have transcended their “day jobs”—real estate mogul, hotel financier, entertainment executive—to become known more for what they collect than what they do. Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad was an accountant and real-estate magnate before opening the Broad Art foundation with his wife Edythe in 1984. David Geffen, of Geffen Records, made his name in the music and entertainment industries, and museums regularly borrow works of art from his contemporary art collection. Charles Saatchi, a major patron ...

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