Monday, July 12, 2010

Advice for collectors

Put a bit aside for upkeep.

Court documents from the divorce proceeding of American collector Peter Brant reveal that maintenance of the Jeff Koon’s sculpture Puppy between $NZ105,000 and $141,000 a year to cover ten men working for twelve days each spring to groom the 13 meter high sculpture which includes 25 tons of soil, an internal irrigation system and over 70,000 flowering plants.