The Real Deal New York

Who needs museums when you can visit the real estate office?

Industry offices serve as places to display original artworks
By Claire Moses | August 06, 2014 04:40PM

From the August issue: It’s not hard to find impressive artwork in New York City.

There’s the Met, and MoMA. And all those Chelsea galleries. Or the nearby real estate office. Many in the New York real estate industry collect significant artwork, and display it in their company’s public spaces and private offices. One such art-minded firm is Francis Greenburger’s Time Equities, where the offices are “filled with art,” said Jennie Lamensdorf, the curator of the firm’s “Art in Buildings” program. Greenburger has been collecting art since the 1980s. [more]