Larry Gagosian Profiled in WSJ

April 27th, 2016

Larry Gagosian, via WSJLarry Gagosian is the subject of a lengthy profile in the Wall Street Journal this week, which profiles both his impressive empire of galleries worldwide, and his views on the market he wields such influence over. “I don’t think the art market is for everybody. Yeah, of course, we have a global gallery. But we’re like the one-tenth of the one-tenth of the one-tenth. OK?” he says. “Not just who’s buying but who’s really seriously engaged with art. I don’t think that’s such a bad thing. I believe in the popularizing of art. But when you get right down to it, it’s a bit of an elitist world. Not just economically elitist—how many people read poetry?”

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