Art world’s billionaires are slightly less rich

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Helen Stoilas:

Forbes released its “rich list” on Wednesday, ranking the world’s wealthiest people, and as usual there are a number of names familiar to those in the art world. While many of these billionaires’ personal fortunes may have taken a hit because of a shaky global economy, the overall roll call has not changed much… Read more

Image: Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexican telecom billionaire and founder of the Soumaya museum, saw his fortune drop from $77.1bn to $50bn, according to Forbes