Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The Columbus Museum of Art has passed the halfway point for its 80-million-dollar Art Matters fundraising campaign. The museum will allocate part of the money raised to an endowment. The remainder will go toward expansion and renovation which includes, oddly enough, a new loading dock.
The Columbus Museum of Art first displayed the work of Aminah Robinson 50 years ago. Now, the museum is planning a center based on Robinson’s work.