Essential Truths


“Just remember that Meissonier and the Paris Salon, as well as the London pre-Raphaelites were dominating the art scene from 1850 to 1890, whereas artists such as Manet, Cézanne and Turner were largely ignored. Markets rise and markets fall. But essential truths do remain, and those essential truths are worth the risk. 
To recommit to the essential, we have to recommit to the arbiters of the essential.”  J. Tomilson (“Tom”) Hill III

President and CEO of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), chairman of the Lincoln Center Theater and a member of board of directors of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a collector of Renaissance and Baroque bronzes and of contemporary art. Read moreThomas Hill article