This may seem like Los Angeles County Museum won the lottery, and they kind of did along with the LA public, yet there was work behind it. Approaching him, working out the plans and timing, pushing forward with new building construction as required by the terms of the gift, and always, always, fundraising. Its a partnership.
Learn more about this win-win donation of his amazing collection, and check out the LA Times link in the article for more.
MUSE students who last week visited the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport will recall seeing the exhibit about a 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, billed as the “Battle of the Sexes.” The donor of this collection of art is the man who made that event happen.