Philip Niarchos
Greek businessman
Philip Niarchos
Philip Niarchos was born in 1954, the eldest son of the Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos and Eugenia Livanos (1926–1970), herself the elder daughter of Stavros Niarchos' rival Stavros G. Livanos (1891–1963).
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Athen nimmt Schweizer Banken ins Visier - 20 Minuten Online
Google News - over 5 years
Philip Niarchos, der älteste Sohn des griechischen Mega-Reeders Stavros Niarchos, habe «grosse Teile des Familiengeldes in Hotelketten und Seilbahnen des Oberengadins gesteckt». Bereits Ende der Achtzigerjahre hat Stavros Niarchos seinen Wohnsitz nach
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世界富豪爱艺术 看看首富们的艺术收藏 - 和讯网
Google News - over 5 years
已故船王斯塔维洛斯-尼阿托斯(Stavros Niarchos) 的儿子Philip Niarchos。据说他拥有价值最高的藏品,至少价值20亿美元。Philip 的父亲从1949年开始收藏艺术品,毕生买入了众多名作,其中包括文森特-梵高 (Vincent
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Warhol, roi des enchères - Le Figaro
Google News - almost 6 years
C'est l'Amérique florissante, celles des années du boom économique et financier qui a fait exploser sa cote avec un record à 71,7 M$, en mai 2007, chez Christie's, pour Green Car Crash-Green Burning Car 1 (1963) vendu, semble-t-il, à Philip Niarchos
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Art Prices (And Mood) Inch Back Up
NYTimes - over 7 years
Oh the drama of auctions: the salesrooms packed with smartly dressed collectors; the tension of having to decide in seconds whether to drop another million dollars on an artwork or let it go; the steely smile of the auctioneer trying gently to squeeze another hundred thousand from bidders. And the final results of the last two weeks of
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Inside Art
NYTimes - almost 10 years
College Considers a Plan To Sell Its Art Collection Short on funds and fearful of losing its accreditation, Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Va., is exploring the possibility of saving itself by sharing its most valuable asset: a world-class collection of American art. Worth more than $100 million, it includes paintings by George
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ART REVIEW; Art Rediscovers a Home On the Upper East Side
NYTimes - almost 18 years
As an art gallery scene, the Upper East Side may have an identity problem. The phrase itself lacks the cutting-edge hipness of those charmed double syllables, ''SoHo'' and ''Chelsea.'' And the actual area -- less a neighborhood than an aggregate of them -- is amorphously vague of border and devoid of geographical cohesion. In addition it is
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$71 Million for van Gogh Portrait
NYTimes - over 18 years
A new chapter in auction history unfolded at Christie's on Thursday night when a haunting van Gogh self-portrait from 1889 was sold for $71.5 million, nearly three times its high estimate. It is the second highest price ever paid for a van Gogh at auction and the third highest for any artwork sold at auction. From the start, the evening had the
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Van Gogh Self-Portrait Sells for $71.5 Million
NYTimes - over 18 years
A new chapter in auction history unfolded at Christie's last night when a haunting van Gogh self-portrait from 1889 was sold for $71.5 million, nearly three times its high estimate. It was the second highest price for a van Gogh at auction and the third highest price for any artwork ever sold at auction. Right from the start, the evening had the
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NEW YORKERS & CO.; Big, Beautiful Numbers: 820, 834, 960
NYTimes - over 19 years
NANCY RICHARDSON, a longtime Fifth Avenue resident, calls it a ''juste milieu.'' That, she says, is ''a silly French phrase'' that means finding the right tone or happy medium for her way of life. To some, a happy medium can be found at 960, 834, 820, 740 and 720. For some, these are meaningless numbers; for others, they constitute a code -- what
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NOTES ON FASHION
NYTimes - about 30 years
LAST week's gala opening of the Costume Institute's ''Dance'' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art hinted at a problem that will often be facing the friends of fashion followers in nights to come -the art of accompanying a woman wearing tons of tulle. One man was observed bent over behind his date, his hands gingerly crushing her crinolines
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    FIFTIES
  • 2008
    Age 54
    Philip Niarchos was reported to be 54 in 2008 when The Sunday Times estimated his net worth at GBP 850 million, or about $1.687 billion US at that exchange rate of that time.
    More Details Hide Details Alongside his younger brother, Spyros, Niarchos is Co-President and member of the Board of Directors at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. He is an International Council Member of London's Tate Gallery. Philip Niarchos owns his late father's art collection. The late Stavros Niarchos amassed one of the "most important collections of Impressionist and modern art in private hands." Among the collection's trophies are Pablo Picasso's self-portrait Yo, Picasso, which the father had bought in 1989 for $47,850,000.
  • FORTIES
  • 1998
    Age 44
    Philip Niarchos has made plenty of additions to his father's legacy. He was suspected as being the anonymous buyer of Vincent van Gogh's "Self-Portrait," at a November 1998 Christie's auction; it sold for $71.5 million.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 31
    Warhol completed these works in 1985, using silkscreens made from CAT-scan films of the skull of Philip Niarchos, who commissioned the artist to paint his portrait.
    More Details Hide Details Niarchos is mentioned throughout The Andy Warhol Diaries. Warhol shares details of the dysfunctional relationship Niarchos had with the divorced and widowed socialite Barbara (née Tanner) de Kwiatkowski. Her married name was Barbara Allen at the time of her relationship with Niarchos; now she is the widow of Henryk de Kwiatkowski.
  • 1984
    Age 30
    In 1984, Niarchos married Victoria Christina Guinness (b. 30 January 1960), daughter of Patrick Benjamin Guinness (of the non-aristocratic branch of the renowned brewery family) and Dolores Maria Agatha Wilhelmine Luise, Freiin von Fürstenberg-Hedringen (1936-2012).
    More Details Hide Details Niarchos and Guinness have two sons and two daughters. Niarchos was a first cousin of the late heiress Christina Onassis whose mother Athina Livanos (1929–1974) was a younger sister of his own mother and later became his father's last wife. Therefore, he is a second cousin of Athina Onassis de Miranda.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 28
    He was certainly at the auction and was revealed as the anonymous buyer of Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 Self-Portrait, which closed at $3.3 million., In 1994, he bought Andy Warhol's Red Marilyn, at Christie's for $3.63 million.
    More Details Hide Details Andy Warhol's skull portraits are from Niarchos' CAT scan.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Age 0
    Born in 1954.
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