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Patricia Phelps de Cisneros supports the MoMA

The collection of the Museum of Modern Art in new York has just been given over one hundred works by Latin American artists. Venezuelan millionaire Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, an art lover and philanthropist, has recently made a donation of a set of paintings, drawings and sculptures to the institution. A great patron of the museum, the collector has already made many donations in the last sixteen years, giving no less than forty works. This donation is expected to enable the opening, in 2017, of a research institute specialising in Latin American modern and contemporary art next to the...

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Collector Hallam Chow donates his artworks

Coming from a family of collectors, Hong Kong art lover Hallam Chow is committed to his country’s cultural life. To enrich the future collection of Hong Kong’s museum M+, scheduled to open in 2019, Hallam Chow has donated five eclectic pieces by Asian artists. The collector thus demonstrates the extent to which contemporary artistic creation is dense in Asia, thanks to works by artists L.N. Tallur and Jompet Kuswidananto, illustrator Eko Nugroho and video artist Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba. Through this donation, Hallam Chow intends to encourage other sponsors to imitate his gesture, to help the museum set up a rich and diverse...

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$5 million donated to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Athlete Michael Jordan has made a $5 million donation to the Smithsonian Museum for its new institution, the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, set to open its doors on 24 September. One of the museum’s halls, the Game Changers Hall, featuring sixteen African-American athletes, will be dedicated to the US basketball star. Michael Jordan also donated one of his 1996 jerseys to the permanent...

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