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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art celebrates generosity of Henry Bloch with new acquisition

There is perhaps no more fitting tribute to a longtime museum patron?s generosity than the acquisition of a seminal piece of art in his name. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City has acquired Piet Mondrian?s important formative painting Stammer Mill with Streaked Sky in honor of Henry W. Bloch, Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of the museum. The painting will join the recent gift of the Marion and Henry Bloch Collection, a transformative gift of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, in the newly designed Bloch Galleries, which open in Spring 2017.
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