onsdag 18. november 2015

With Modigliani Purchase, Chinese Billionaire Dreams of Bigger Canvas

Even as the cost of his quarry pulled away from the $100 million mark, Liu Yiqian remained calm. “I was on the phone with a girl from Christie’s Hong Kong who was bidding on my behalf, and she kept dropping the phone because she was so nervous,” Mr. Liu recalled in his Beijing hotel room on Friday. “I told her, ‘Why are you so nervous? I’m the one paying, and I’m not even nervous. Just buy it.’  ” Read more