Does the Art World Need Another Jeff Koons? Well, Meet Artist William Witenberg

November 20, 2014 3:26 PM

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When recently introduced to William Witenberg by a kind young art enthusiast, she simply said, "Malcolm I want you to meet my friend William, he is in finance and he's also an artist." While there was absolutely nothing untoward in this introduction, I won't pretend that I didn't involuntarily roll my eyes and think to myself, "Great, another Jeff Koons."

I don't know why, but whenever I hear of a guy leaving finance and pivoting into the art world, I immediately and foolishly think of Jeff Koons. Well, I really didn't have time to go into a deep and profound psychological examination of my snap judgment; instead, I began plotting my escape route to ...

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