Who is Steve Cohen? The Connecticut billionaire buying the New York Mets is a lifelong fan, an avid art collector and was embroiled in an insider trading scandal

Besides baseball, Cohen is passionate about art, spending hundreds of millions of dollars for various pieces in his personal collection. His collection, valued at more than $1 billion, includes Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti’s “L’Homme au doigt,” or “Man Pointing,” purchased at auction in 2015 for $141.3 million, the most ever paid for a sculpture, and Pablo Picasso’s “Le Rêve,” or “The Dream,” which he bought from casino magnate Steve Wynn in 2013 for $155 million, the highest price ever paid for a piece of art by a U.S. collector at the time. Other unusual pieces include a 14-foot shark preserved in formaldehyde and a self-portrait sculpture of a human head made from the artist’s own frozen blood.

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