Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art

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The Education of a Collector, or Jeff Dauber Explains Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art
By Glen Helfand

“We’re engineers, we went to trade school,” he explains. “You get no liberal-arts education when you get an engineering degree. And you don’t end up in engineering school because you had a liberal-arts upbringing. You’re math and science. Art was something you were probably never very good at and you’re intimidated by. So now, when you walk into these galleries, they’re all hushed and have things on the wall that you don’t understand.” The taste for art is something he believes must be cultivated.

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