Casting locals was going on in Canton for ‘As I Lay Dying’ this week.
Fisk was approved (after seven years in court) to sell half ownership rights, $30MM, to its Stieglitz (Georgia O’Keeffe’s) collection to Crystal Bridges, which is expected to put it on display in 2013. If you’ve been following this and know some of the back-story, this may be troubling. On the other hand, it wipes out Fisk’s annual deficit and gives it a handsome profit.
This will hopefully be a lesson to lawyers everywhere on maintaining the wishes in perpetuity of generous donors.
‘Picturing the South’ at the High. If you go now, the Amistad Murals from Talladega are on exhibit (thru 9/2).
James Meredith will be at Lemuria Books in Jackson on August 14 to sign his autobiography.