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Glenn Fuhrman

founder, FLAG Art Foundation

Glenn Fuhrman is the co-founder and co-managing partner of MSD Capital, L.P., an investment firm formed in 1998 which exclusively manages the capital of Michael Dell, his family and a select group of other investors. Previously, Fuhrman was a managing director and head of the special investments group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. 

Fuhrman is a trustee of The Museum of Modern Art and The TATE Americas Foundation and a Board member of The Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. He is also a board member of the 92nd St. Y, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation.

In 2013, Fuhrman and his wife Amanda sponsored the creation of the nation’s largest free Wi-Fi network covering 95 city blocks in Harlem, NYC.

Fuhrman’s interest in art began his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania when he signed up for Art History 101. Ultimately, he graduated as a finance major having taken 3 finance courses and 11 art history classes.

In 2007 Fuhrman founded The FLAG Art Foundation as an independent exhibition space organizing 4-6 shows a year, each typically curated by a different curator. FLAG is open to the public and located on 25th St. in New York City’s Chelsea Art District. FLAG celebrated its 10th anniversary with a major exhibition of the work of Ellsworth Kelly and a second show featuring a group of mid-career artists working in a related, abstract context. FLAG is about to co-Publish a catalogue documenting its first decade to be released by Gregory R. Miller & Co. in November 2018.

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