Featured Art Collector: David Rockefeller
According to the NY Times, David Rockefeller formed alliances with foreign powers that allowed Chase bank to become the first US bank in countries such as the USSR, China and Egypt. The NY Times describes Mr. David Rockefeller’s tolerance towards Marxism:
While the Reagan administration was supporting anti-Marxist guerrillas in Africa, Mr. Rockefeller took a 10-nation tour of the continent in 1982 and declared that African Marxism was not a threat to the United States or to American business interests.
Source: The New York Times (Paywall): David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101Source: The New York Times (Paywall): David Rockefeller,
In 1972, the Rockefeller Group commissioned artist William Crovello to install “Cubed Curve” on top of a Time-Life plinth. It stayed there until two years ago (2016) when the building underwent renovations and the group had to move it.
Photo below features the “Cubed Curve” sculpture that stood in front of the Time Life building in Manhattan at West 50th Street and Sixth Avenue (the Avenue of the Americas).
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