” You get to a point where you really can’t manage more artists, because representing artists takes a lot of time. “


” When a great artist gets my attention, I pursue it. If I don’t, someone else will, you know what I’m saying? “


” I believe in the popularizing of art. But when you get right down to it, it’s a bit of an elitist world. Not just economically elitist – how many people read poetry? “


” Nobody really needs a painting. It’s something you kind of create value for in a way that you don’t with a company. It’s an act of collective faith what an object is worth. Maintaining that value system is part of what a dealer does, not just making a transaction but making sure that important art feels important. “


” I have a good visual memory. I’m good with faces, but names – I get in trouble a lot, I can’t seem to remember people. People think I’m rude. As a side comment, you know, I’m not being rude: I just kind of blank out. “


” Good jazz has been a big part of my life as far as my interest in music, and… It’s kind of weird now with music, the way technology is, with downloading and iPods and electronic distribution, and its kind of – you miss something, I think. “


” You have to be a little bit cautious when the market gets quite strong because there’s a tendency to anoint a genius artist every other day. That would be a word of advice for the collectors out there. “



All 7 Larry Gagosian Quotes about You in picture


You get to a point where you really can
When a great artist gets my attention, I pursue it. If I don
I believe in the popularizing of art. But when you get right down to it, it
Nobody really needs a painting. It
I have a good visual memory. I
Good jazz has been a big part of my life as far as my interest in music, and... It
You have to be a little bit cautious when the market gets quite strong because there

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