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Hunk, Moo Anderson give modern art masterpieces to Stanford

…ay in Paris, Hunk, 91, and Moo, 87, have always approached collecting art as a team. “We’ve all read the same books, we’ve all looked at the same pictures, ” Moo said, “and that’s how you get to see things the same way. Hunk and I have never asked one another to give up and say, ‘I’m going to buy it whether you like it or not.’ There’s too much good art to be had to argue about something…

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The Museum of Hunk, Moo & Putter: The Anderson Collection at Stanford will Rock You

…CE Tuition Free Community College Opens Doors For Students UNICEF USA BRANDVOICE Children Uprooted: The Things They Carried Their collection began to fill their home. In a short film that can be viewed at the Anderson collection Putter recalls that throughout much of her childhood a Jackson Pollock drip painting hung over her bed. The Andersons felt that art was meant to be shared. At first they opened their home to art tours,…

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Stanford’s Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple’s art

…rhol and others were donated to the museum in 1992 and seven Frank Stella paintings from 1959 to 1988 were given in 2001. Much of their collection was shown at the museum in 2000, in “Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection.” (They also collected prints and gave more than 650 to San Francisco’s Fine Arts Museums in 1996, which transferred them to the De Young.) However, what the Andersons call their “core collectio…

On Elite Campuses, an Arts Race

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How to find love at the Anderson Collection

…ish between fabric and flesh, and the painting as a whole feels intensely personal, plucky and seductive. Now is your chance to introduce yourself. Approach her hat in hand, ready to be vulnerable first. Court her. Set a regular date and return, over and over. If things get serious, plan to visit the family that lives next door: At Cantor Arts Center, you can un-dust her ancestors. They will tell you stories about how she was possible. All of thi…

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A private art collection becomes a Stanford collection on Sunday, Sept. 21

…have achieved this milestone without the enormous support of the Anderson family, our terrific Stanford team and the many supporters and volunteers who have made so much possible. I’m thrilled to be sharing this collection with the world and invite you to became a part of the journey.” Stanford constructed a building exclusively for the collection within the expanding arts district, and over the summer the collection moved in. The bui…

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How the Stanford Arts District grew from a midair inspiration

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The Tale

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Red in Red

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Ocean Park #60

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Before, Again IV

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Standing Figure II

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Homage to the Square: Diffused

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The Anderson Collection at Stanford: An Uplifting Experience

…s, two terrific Paul Wonners and a great David Park. Elmer Bischoff and Joan Brown are conspicuously absent, but you can see their work — and two more fine Diebenkorn canvases — at the Cantor Arts Center next door. Add to that two Lobdell abstractions, terrific paintings by Christopher Brown and Squeak Carnwath and you will have some idea of how strong the presence of California painting is at the Anderson Collection. The reputation o…