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Leslie Keno is the Co-CEO of the Keno Brothers Fine Automobile Auctions. Rolling Sculpture, The New York City Auction is their inaugural event that takes place on November 19 at Skylight Clarkson Square in New York City. Leslie and his brother Leigh are internationally recognized experts in their field. You’ll recognize them from their years on the TV show Antiques Road Show. These identical twins are bringing their expertise from decades of work in the arts and antiques world to the collector automobile world. Leslie spent over 30 years at Sotheby’s and has judged at events including Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance plus he speaks at classic car symposiums across the country advising collectors and institutions. Leslie has restored, raced, and collected historic cars throughout his life and served on numerous boards and committees.
“If you do what you love you never have to work a day in your life.” – Henry Ford
Being a twin can create a challenge to find your own independence. Leslie share a story about being at college and overcoming this issue.
While working at Sotheby’s Leslie was asked to head up a collaboration with RM Auctions to sell classic cars. This lead to he and his brother to start thinking about starting their own classic car auction house.
FIRST SPECIAL CAR
A 1959 Lotus 11 Series Two
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
Never lift off the throttle when you’re going through a corner at high speed.
Better Than Gold by Dietrich Hatlapa
The Stewardship of Historically Important Automobiles by Fred Simeone
Follow your passion. Don’t try and fit in to a slot. Do what you enjoy.
HOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LESLIE
Keno Brothers – www.kenobrothers.com
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