François Pinault’s $1.2 Billion-Collection Finds a Home in Paris

Forbes | Guy Martin:

François Pinault – No. 84 on the Forbes list with $11.8 billion, and one of this earth’s most aggressive collectors of modern masters – has after decades finally found a home for his $1.2-billion art collection in the heart of Paris. In many ways the collection’s new abode is a most apt building for a Parisian captain of industry: in the round, generous 18th-century confines of the old Commodities Exchange, deep in the heart of the 1st Arondissement… Read more

Image: François Pinault announced plans to convert the Bourse de Commerce into a museum displaying the Pinault art collection. (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)