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The Top 100 Art Collectors
- The numbers are astounding: $25.7 million for a metal sculpture shaped like a balloon; $198 million for a complete show from a single artist, including a dead bull suspended in form-aldehyde, with golden hooves and golden horns, in a vitrine with a gold plate frame that went for $18 million. There may be a financial crisis hovering, but you’d never know it sitting in Sotheby’s or Christie’s, listening to hundred millionaires and billionaire’s outbid each other. Lifestyles Top 100 Art Collectors is a reflection of the elite community making some artists wealthy, keeping auction houses busy and sending art values soaring.