Power to the Donors

New York's Lincoln Center, about to engage in a costly renovation of its symphony space, is refusing to assure the family of Avery Fisher that the auditorium will continue to bear Fisher's name despite the fact that Fisher donated $10.5 million in 1973 on the condition that it'd be called Avery Fisher Hall in perpetuity. The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation was in the Tennessee courts fighting Fisk University's

New York's Lincoln Center, about to engage in a costly renovation of its symphony space, is refusing to assure the family of Avery Fisher that the auditorium will continue to bear Fisher's name — despite the fact that Fisher donated $10.5 million in 1973 on the condition that it'd be called Avery Fisher Hall in perpetuity.

The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation was in the Tennessee courts fighting Fisk University's proposal to sell two paintings from a collection O'Keeffe donated in 1949 und

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