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Collectors’ Evening Secures New Acquisitions for the High Museum of Art

Kehinde Wiley - 'Thiogo Oliveira do Rosario Rozendo Study II', 2008 (Detail) - Oil Wash on Paper, 40 x 26 inches Courtesy: Kehinde Wiley and Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art hosted its
first ever Collectors’ Evening on Saturday, January 30. The participants at the
event voted to secure four new acquisitions for the museum,
including a
collection of twenty photographs from the “Robert F Kennedy Funeral Train
Rediscovered” portfolio by Paul Fusco; the painting “Thiogo Oliveira do Rosario
Rozendo” by Kehinde Wiley; an African art sculpture titled “Ntadi;” and a
round-back chair and table from the “Sketch Furniture” series by Front Design.