WSJ Looks Inside the Famed Essl Collection on Sale this Week in London

October 14th, 2014

Maria Lassnig, Two Painters, Three Canvases, via WSJCollectors Karlheinz and Agnes Essl, heads of the renowned Essl Collection of contemporary art, are selling off a large portion of their works this week in London, a group of works that includes a number of lesser known German and Austrian artists due to Mr. Essl’s unorthodox collecting techniques.  “So many collectors buy only the ‘greatest hits’ of an artist, but I created a collection that reflected the diversity of artists’ careers and went deeper than just the trophies,” he says. Read more at WSJ