WHILE #BLM IS THE NEWS, SO ARE SUCCESSFUL BLACK ARTISTS

Black Artists and Gallerists on What a More Inclusive Art World Would Look Like

In Boston, the intersection of Washington and State Streets is sacred ground. In Sanford, Florida, the intersection of Retreat View Circle and Twin Trees Lane is sacred ground. In Minneapolis, the intersection of East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue South is sacred ground.

9 Billionaire Art Patrons Who Are Shelling Out for Presidential Candidates

Alice Walton. David Koch. Larry Ellison

Alice Walton, David Koch, Larry Ellison

They are moguls and collectors of masterpieces. And, it would seem, they are also true American patriots. These nine Forbes “billionaires with a passion for art” are throwing huge amounts of capital at presidential campaigns in advance of the 2016 elections. Because, really, as far as status symbols go, what is the difference between trophy art and a trophy president?

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