The Campaign For DA

10.08.2005

There Are Things I'll Never Understand

Billionare "hedge fund investor" (I've never been sure exactly what that is) Steven Cohen has paid Las Vegas casino owner Steven Wynn more that $100 million for two paintings: Van Gogh's Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat (1890) and Paul Gauguin's (who?) Bathers (1902). (Click on the painting's name to see them)