Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Collector Ray McGuire Has It All. He Still Wants to Be N.Y.C. Mayor

By Matt Flegenheimer
Raymond J. McGuire at his home in Manhattan. Todd Heisler/The New York Times
Raymond McGuire has lived a grand New York life, conquering Wall Street and kibitzing with Steve Martin. But in his campaign for mayor, he is eager to reach beyond his wealthy supporters. His apartment has doubled as a museum unto itself through the years, shared with his wife, Crystal, an author and filmmaker; their two children from her prior marriage... The space’s front rooms greet guests with masterworks by Henry Ossawa Tanner, a renowned African-American painter; a sculpture by Elizabeth Catlett, an African-American and Mexican artist, of a reclining woman poised across a marble table; and an array of ancient African masks and other objects dating to 300 B.C.[More