"It is something that does not exist. I thought that I would take an island – the island that is inside all of us.” Walter Battiss
The museum houses the artist's private collection which he bequeathed to be displayed at the museum in perpetuity
More information about the man and his family history. Perhaps this will help you understand his eccentric ways.
Art brings us joy, its a platform for national and individual expression, and builds bridges between cultures. Art persists!