Tod Volpe with with Picasso's 'Tete de Femmes'.
Tod Volpe is a self made man.
Graduating with honors from New York University with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, he established a renowned 'theatre' of art, becoming the youngest dealer since Joseph Duveen to rediscover lost masterpieces and bring them to the attention of the public.
Re-inventing a forgotten style in American Decorative Arts, he became a trendsetter in the arts and for three decades was nicknamed 'The Oracle' for his unique talent in discovering unappreciated art treasures.
Serving as advisor to former governor Mario Cuomo and invited to the White House by former Vice President Mondale, Tod Volpe became one of the leading authorities in art identifying current market trends. As a consultant to William and Marcia Goodman whose collection is permanently housed in the Cooper Hewitt Museum and as arts advisor to notable collectors as Max Palevsky (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Malcolm Forbes, Arlene and Robert Kogod, Bob Daly, Terry Semel now CEO of Yahoo, Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand, Joel Silver and Bruce Willis etc.
Tod Volpe's expertise in art connoisseurship and market investments is unsurpassed.