It is easy to think of art as a luxury. It enriches our minds and lives, and it allows us to express ourselves to the fullest, yet it is not essential to brute survival. We value it, but beyond all measure. Art is priceless.
Reynold Levy , president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, earned pay and benefits of $1.5 million in 2009, up from $1.18 million a year earlier.
A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt: Reynold Levy