Art: THE GOLDEN FLEECE

TO win a throne for himself, the legendary Greek hero Jason sought and found the fabled Golden Fleece, outward symbol of all that was most rich and rare. Today's Jason is another golden Greek, the modern-day Argonaut Stavros Spyros Niarchos, 48 (TIME, Aug. 6, 1956), whose tanker fleets gird the globe, bring in a train of wealth and credit that affords Niarchos comforts and pleasures beyond even Jason's imaginings. Niarchos has a Long Island estate, a Manhattan triplex, a penthouse atop London's Claridge's, a princely hótel particulier in Paris, a $575,000 Riviera villa and the largest privately owned sailing vessel afloat,...

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