Sport: Epstein Gift

The name Epstein is famed among artists: 1) Because Sculptor Jacob Epstein of London has carved things to which most Londoners violently object (TIME, Oct. 21). 2) Because Max Epstein of Chicago, besides being philanthropist and financier (tank cars, directorships), is an outstanding connoisseur and collector of paintings. Many a Harvard law student is aided by the Max Epstein Loan Fund. The University of Chicago has a Max Epstein Dispensary and Social Hall. Lately Mr. Epstein combined his hobby and his philanthropy. Last fortnight the University of Chicago announced receipt from him of $1,000,000 for an art center where esthetic history...

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