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ARTinvestment.RU   13 сентября 2019

This is the billionaire that bought the Basquiat of the most expensive in the world and is now preparing to fly to the moon

People, of course, unique. The lack of higher education did not prevent a former musician fantastic to get rich quick. For forty years (he is now 43) Japanese became a billionaire, earning money for online-магазине clothes Zozotown. Now he sells it to Yahoo! Japan for $3.7 billion.

Osaka of Maezawa is a large and enthusiastic collector. In his collection are important works by Jeff Koons, Bruce Nauman, Alexander Calder, Richard Prince, and Roy Lichtenstein. And, of course, the record Basquiat. Because of Maezawa bought that painting with the skull for a whopping $110 487 500. Due to the bet Japanese Jean-Мишель Basquiat today is in the top-10 the most expensive artists of the world.

Japanese billionaire goes to the cache on the eve of important and risky stage of their destiny. In 4 years planned his flight to the moon on the innovation space ship BFR Elon musk. Moreover in this mission the Japanese is not a boring tourist, but as a patron of the arts. In the framework of the project DearMoon Maezawa wants to bring on Board 8 artists and arts workers. In a creative company billionaire will fly at an altitude of 200 km above the surface of the moon. And then organize an exhibition of the works created under the impressions of extreme travel. So think it again and again.

Sources: secretmag.ru

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