Sachs Family Donates Major Gift to Philadelphia Museum of Art

January 10th, 2014

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Black Red-Orange,” donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, via New York TimesCollectors Keith and Katherine Sachs, longtime supporters of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, have endowed the institution with 97 works by Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden and Gerhard Richter, among others, valued at over $70 million.  This museum has always been committed to contemporary art,” said Museum Director Timothy Rub. “Now, with the Sachs gift, we will have one of the best collections of contemporary art in the country. It’s transformative.”

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