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Arts & Entertainment - June 22, 2011

Andersons give Stanford 'core' of art collection

The university plans to build Anderson Gallery to house 121 works given by the Atherton couple

by Rebecca Wallace

A veritable arts district is burgeoning at Stanford University, with a new building slated to be built to house a major donation of 20th-century American art. Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson of Atherton and their daughter Mary Patricia Anderson Pence have announced that they're donating 121 works by 86 artists including Jackson Pollock, Richard Diebenkorn, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko.

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