Fate of Famed Art Collection Unresolved

ennessee Chancery Court temporarily blocks the sale by financially strapped college of a 50 percent interest to a Walmart heiress’ new museum

The fate of both Fisk University and one of the nation’s great modern art collections, the Alfred Steiglitz Collection (the Collection), remain in doubt after a Tennessee Chancery Court recently rejected the current terms of a $30 million deal whereby Crystal Bridges Museum, in Bentonville, Arkansas (founded and supported by Walmart heiress Alice Walton), would purchase an undivided 50 percent joint interest in the Collection allowing it to display the Collection for

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