Tis the season when charities are making a final holiday push for money to fund their causes. They know how to tug at the heartstrings, but some folks still appear to have money to burn. Recently, I read the auction houses, Sotheby’s and Christie’s, are offering purses wit
The famous Guggenheim Museum began as a private collection. (Blog 2/20/17) An admirer of the old masters, Solomon R. Guggenheim was weaned away from them by a friend who took him to see the work of Vasily Kandinsky. That was the beginning of a love affair with modern art and Gug
In the past, making an anonymous contribution to charity was the norm, according to writers, Erick Konigsberg and Ben Ryder. Many one-per centers in their day, like John D. Rockefeller, contributed large amounts of cash to colleges and other public institutions with no fanfare.