Arthur Becker went to school for ceramics and photography and received his B.A in fine art, from Bennington college. He later went to business school at Amos Tuck, in Dartmouth. His success began the moment he began remodeling 18th century houses, in New England, eventually moving his way into working as CEO of a couple tech companies. His passion for the arts moved him to create photographs with texture in the 1990’s. With his interest in making money, Becker finds himself contemplating the meaning, through his use of it, in many of his art projects. More details can be found on Crunchbase.
In The Real Deal article, “At the desk of: Arthur Becker”, by Gabrielle Paluch, Beckers’ life is explained in detail. Paluch visits him at his real estate office in New York, and she is surprised to see a fully functioning art workshop, filled with sculptures and paintings done by Becker. He is working on his first development project that he plans to build himself. The nearby, luxury condo will have eight units, and it will sell for $52.5 million. Making millions in the early part of the 2000’s, through buying tech companies, he has recently decided to spend his time in real estate.
Much of his life Arthur Becker was married to fashion designer, Vera Wang, whom he divorced in 2012. They were married for 20 years and had two daughters together. Even through all of his very successful business dealings, Becker finds time to display his art in galleries, such as, Arcature Fine Art, in Palm Beach, FL, and at Art Basel. He enjoys selling his art, as well as, showing it off. The perfect mix of art and business keeps his life balanced. Becker reveals he and his ex-wife are still supportive of one another, even after the divorce. Becker has used his talent as a business partner and mogul in finance, real estate, tech, and of course art.