TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese style mogul Yusaku Maezawa said he plans to auction off artistic endeavors worth tens of millions of greenbacks because he has no money.
Maezawa, the founder and CEO of online style store Zozo, stated on Twitter on Saturday that he plans to promote several objects at a Sotheby’s public sale in New York on May sixteen.
The artwork-loving billionaire connected screenshots of two artistic endeavors to the post – an Ed Ruscha painting with an estimated $2 million-$3 million and an Andy Warhol plant life portrait with an estimated $1.Five million-$2 million.
In reaction to a person’s question, if the sale became because he has no money, Maezawa spoke back in a Twitter submission on Sunday, “Yes, I by no means have any money due to the fact I usually spend it,” ending the publish with a guffawing face emoji.
The exposure-seeking entrepreneur’s past spending includes the $ 10 million buy of a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting and signing as much as being the first personal passenger taken across the moon by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
Maezawa’s targets have hit turbulence, with the billionaire best returning to Twitter after a series of corporate missteps saw Zozo’s stock charge plunge by more than half and weakened its cash role.