Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Leon Black - Art Collection

Leon Black is an art collector with an impressive art collection that is worth more than $750 million. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Apollo Global Management, a leading finance company in New York, and really rich. Leon Black chooses to spend a large part of his money on his art collection.

Leon Black owned 'The Scream' masterpiece

Leon Black’s current net worth is around $3.5 billion dollars. This billionaire New York financier likes to collect expensive masterpieces by famous artists for his art collection. In fact, he was mysterious buyer who splurged $120 million on the famous ‘The Scream’ masterpiece, painted by Edward Munch, the famous expressionist artist from Norway.

Leon Black’s art collection also reportedly includes Raphael’s chalk masterpiece, which was bought for $47.6 million in 2009. Other artists whose paintings remain in Leon Black’s art collection are Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso (the cubist painter).

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