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Venezuelan donates 100 Latin American works to New York museum

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired 102 pieces of Latin American art, thanks to a donation from Venezuelan-born collector Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the New York museum said Monday. The artworks include paintings, sculptures and other pieces from Brazil, Venezuela and the Rio de la Plata region of Argentina and Uruguay. They were made between the 1940s and 1990s by 37 artists, 21 of whom are entering the museum for the first time.
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Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, a museum board member, and her husband, Gustavo A. Cisneros, are donating the works and establishing a research center.


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