Skorpios set to be transformed into an ‘art island’

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Skorpios, the private island once owned by the late Aristotle Onassis, is set to be transformed into an ‘art island’ by Russian billionaire, Dmitry Rybolovlev.

The island was bought by Rybolovlev recently to transform it into a hyper-luxurious retreat with its own fibre optic network and electric car charging stations, a marina and a heliport.

But now, according to Greece Is, the Rybolovlev family is also planning to move parts of the oligarch’s impressive art collection to the island, turning it into an “art island.”

Skorpios is set to be transformed into an ‘art island’

To make this dream a reality, the construction company, Mykinai S.A., will spend an additional 235 million euros, taking Rybolovlev’s investment in Skorpios to 400 million euros in total.

Rybolovlev is one of the world’s top 10 art collectors, in possession of works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Rothko and Amedeo Modigliani.

Source: Greece Is.

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