Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Where Money’s No Object, Space Is No Problem - New York Times
Where Money’s No Object, Space Is No Problem - New York Times: "As the Wrights and the Shirleys acquired substantial holdings in outdoor sculpture, they lamented the lack of a site where they might be displayed if bequeathed to the city. In 1996 they met with Mimi Gardner Gates, the director of the Seattle Art Museum, to raise the possibility of a sculpture park. (Ms. Gates, formerly the director of the Yale University Art Gallery, has led the museum since 1994 and is married to William H. Gates Sr., father of Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft.)"