Paris bags ‘world’s biggest private art collection’ for new museum

The Telegraph | Henry Samuel:

French billionaire with one of the world’s largest private art collections is to open a new museum in central Paris within a stone’s throw of the Louvre. Francois Pinault, whose family luxury goods empire stretches from Gucci and Stella McCartney to Chateau Latour, is taking over the Bourse de Commerce in the centre of the French capital to show his $1.4 billion (almost £1 billion) collection of modern masters… read more

Image: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog (Magenta) is one of the works people will be able to view CREDIT: COURTESY JEFF KOONS