Joy Simmons: ‘Supporting young artists is more important than collecting a big name’
Joy Simmons at her LA home surrounded by her art collection.
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Joy Simmons, a longtime art collector and radiologist, gives audiences a peek into her Los Angeles home and most treasured artworks. Journalist Georgina Adam writes an excerpt for the Financial Times chronicling Simmons' journey through collecting and the inspirations behind her art selections stemming from her childhood.
“There is so much money out there today. The validation of people appreciating the black story resonates with so many. But people interested in acquiring trophies are changing the market. I am not in that league.” - Joy Simmons