Myron Kunin (1928 – 2013) dedicated his life to beauty, both as a businessman and art collector. A modest, self-made man, he transformed his family’s small business in Minnesota into a global empire encompassing more than 10,000 hair salons worldwide and numerous brands from Supercuts to Vidal Sassoon and Jean-Louis David.
Focusing on major works of outstanding quality, Kunin amassed one of the finest private collections of African Art in the world. The collection includes masterpieces from all regions of sub-Saharan Africa, and is particularly strong in works of great refinement and classical beauty originating from Ivory Coast, Gabon, and the Congo.
One of the highlights of the group is this Kunin’s Fang-Betsi head from Gabon analysed here by CT-scan. It was sold by Sotheby's New York on November 11, 2014 for $3,637,000.
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