My aim in life isn't so much the pursuit of happiness as the happiness of pursuit.
Many people cycle or swim to keep trim. But if swimming is so good for the figure, how do you explain whales?
Art collectors are pretty insignificant in the scheme of things. What matters and survives is the art. I buy art that I like. I buy it to show it off in exhibitions. Then, if I feel like it, I sell it and buy more art.
Some people in the art world bemoan the hedge fund millionaires spending freely to acquire ostentatious displays of wealth and coolth for their giddily chic designer duplexes. Others bemoan art being treated as a commodity. But most of the bemoaning is because the art world is stuffed full of bemoaners, bemoaning about everything.
I have asked to have no funeral, and no memorial service. I hate other people's and would certainly not appreciate my own.