A Museum of Their Own

Wealthy art collectors often donate or loan their treasures to museums. Rarely, though, do they create whole new museums to showcase their collections. Yet that is just what Shelley and Donald Rubin have done. This Oct. 2, the doors opened to The Rubin Museum of Art on New York City's West 17th Street. Inside the five-story building, is what's said to be one of the world's largest collections of Himalayan

Wealthy art collectors often donate or loan their treasures to museums. Rarely, though, do they create whole new museums to showcase their collections. Yet that is just what Shelley and Donald Rubin have done.

This Oct. 2, the doors opened to The Rubin Museum of Art on New York City's West 17th Street. Inside the five-story building, is what's said to be one of the world's largest collections of Himalayan art — most of it donated by the Rubins. The RMA also is showing artwork that's b

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