Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Largest art donation in Australia 200 works by contemporary artists|smh.com.au

Lifetime of collecting yields a 'life-changing' gift:
Roy Lichtenstein, Peanut Butter Cup, 1962. The Sonnabend Collection © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein / VBK Vienna, 2011
Peanut Butter Cup, 1962

"more than 200 works by contemporary greats such as Robert Rauschenberg, Sol LeWitt, Frank Stella, Gilbert & George, Nam June Paik, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Jeff Koons, Ugo Rondinone and Christo and Jeanne-Claude, whom Kaldor brought to Australia in 1969 for his first public art project, Wrapped Coast - One Million Square Feet, which entailed the wrapping, literally, of Sydney's Little Bay. Victorian artists including Ricky Swallow, Aleks Danko and Daniel Crooks are also represented."
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