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Venus Williams Walks the Fairs, Follows the Auctions, and Is Her Own Art Advisor. Here’s How She Does It All

Venus Williams at her dinner with Pace Gallery in Miami.

There are many words one might use to describe tennis royalty Venus Williams—relentless, agile, record-breaking—and “shy” doesn’t seem to fit the list. But when CULTURED caught up with the collector at Cote’s Miami outpost during the city’s Art Week, she revealed the one thing stopping her from arranging studio visits with artists: a fear of knocking over paints and brushes, or otherwise getting in the way.

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