Greek shipping magnate Dinos Martinos has been fingered as the buyer whose unique taste compelled him to purchase Eileen Gray’s “dragon chair” (left) for a record $28.5 million at auction back in February. Whether he is afraid to sit in it out of fear of its coming alive and strangling him like the sculptures in Beetlejuice, is unknown, as Martinos has not returned calls for comment. [Bloomberg via Business Insider]
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