Arthur Becker is a technology and a real-estate investor. He has invested in residential developments in New York and Miami. He has invested in multiple projects including Redhook, Tribeca, Third Avenue, and Chelsea Tower. He recently acquired three adjacent townhouses on Sullivan Street in exchange for his stake in Condominium Development. His Tribeca real estate office also acts as an art studio. He has different sculptures and paintings on display. He acquired his wealth through buying and selling of tech companies as the former Bear Sterns Stock Broker. He has numerous business investments. They range from finance, technology, arts, and real estate. In an article on Bloomberg.
Arthur Becker has a passion for arts. He is inspired by different things including currency for the meaning and the relationship that it has with people to create sculptures. He has used ancient currencies from African countries like Nigeria and Cameroon to reproduce sculptures. Becker has also used dollars, euros, and other paper money to create images. He has used a sculpture of crumpled cash with gold bars stacked together like Jenga pieces to adorn his office. He also keeps a cluster of paperweights on his desk. Two of them were given to him by his mother. He was given the other one as a gift in London after using a Concorde. He has also been inspired by a childhood fascinations like the magic eight balls. He has created a sculpture based on its meaning. Becker is a biotech investor. He once invested in macadamia nuts farming in Hawaii. Becker has used handmade bricks in his 465 Washington Street project. More details can be found on Crunchbase.
Arthur Becker is a chairman and CEO of Zinio. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts and a mixed major of Ceramics and Photography from Bennington College. Becker went to a Business School at Amos Tuck (Dartmouth). He later became a CEO of two technology companies. Becker resumed his work in photography in the 90s with the aim of creating photographic images with texture. He introduced visual artifacts that are common to paintings. He was a senior advisor to his wife’s company known as Vera Wang Fashion Company for seven years.