A Billionaire Is Opening a Private Art Museum in Manhattan

The New York Times | Robin Pogrebin:

What do you do with 14 Christopher Wools? And what if you want to exhibit them — or your four Bacons, 10 Warhols, four Lichtensteins and three Twomblys — alongside some of your 34 Renaissance and Baroque bronzes? You open your own museum. At least, that is what J. Tomilson Hill has decided to do in a two-story space on West 24th Street in Chelsea, which, when it opens in the fall of 2017, will become one of the few private galleries in New York City largely made up of a personal collection… Read more

Image: J. Tomilson Hill, in front of Ed Ruscha’s “17th Century” and other artworks in his Upper East Side home, plans to open a museum drawing on his collection. CreditBenjamin Norman for The New York Times

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