The Artful Billionaire

Adams, Susan
December 2006
Forbes Asia;12/25/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p46
The article profiles entrepreneur Fran¸ois Pinault. Pinault's vast collection towers over almost every other private accumulation of contemporary art. He owns 2,000-plus pieces by upward of 80 artists, from Picasso and Mondrian to new talents, like the 33-year-old Swiss-born Urs Fischer, whose flame-color raindrops sculpture cascades over the Palazzo Grassi's central staircase.


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