Philip Hoffman needs little introduction to the art world. Having worked at Christie’s in London for twelve years running its European division, Philip Hoffman launched the Fine Art Fund Group in 2001 - an art advisory and investment house that currently advises some of the most significant art collectors worldwide and is globally recognized as one of the largest of its kind.
Growing up as the son of Heinz Berggruen - a prominent German art collector, friend to Pablo Picasso, lover to Frida Kahlo - art has unmistakably been a part and a privilege of Nicolas Berggruen’s vita.
We had the pleasure of speaking with Alain Servais – a notorious and well-known collector who lives and resides in Brussels, Belgium. Everything but naive, Mr. Servais is known for having an outspoken opinion and realistic view on the functioning of the art market.
“At one point in my life I started looking for something to keep the other part of my mind sharp, so I began a part-time Art History study at the University of Amsterdam.”