Take a Peek Inside Elton John’s Art Collection

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Earlier this year, Tate Modern announced an upcoming fall exhibition of works from Elton John’s photography collection. With prints by heavyweights like Man Ray, Tina Modotti, and Alfred Stieglitz, visitors will have a rare opportunity to get up close with the impressive spread. While the show is certainly a blockbuster event, it isn’t the first time John’s collection has made waves in the art world. In 2007, a similar exhibition of his photography collection was headed to the Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art, until police removed Nan Goldin’s controversial image of two nude children; at which point, John requested to shut down the show… Read more

Image: Elton John. Courtesy of Getty Images