Peter M. Brant — American Businessman

Peter M. Brant is an American industrialist, businessman, art collector and philanthropist... (wikipedia)

Art needs to be socialised, and you need a lot of context to understand that, and that doesn't mean having read a few art history books.
To understand Occupy Wall Street, you have to understand artists. Art is freedom - freedom of expression - and its message has resonated through society for centuries.
I'm putting my consciousness towards trying to teach people through pictures and sculptures that there's something better in the world. That's what the world needs more of.
Great artists are like loaded guns. They are dangerous in anybody's hands.
If you have a vision and you are trying to accomplish something, you have to be competitive, or things are going to slip by you.