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04/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Asher Edelman, The Art World's Gordon Gekko

Mr. Edelman, the former corporate raider who helped inspire the character of Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film "Wall Street," has taken up a new position: art financier. After navigating the art world for decades as a collector, museum director and gallery owner, Mr. Edelman recently set up his own firm, Art Assured Ltd., to arrange art investments.

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