The Washington State University‘s Museum of Art received an unprecedented gift of over 200 prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine, valued at over $2 million. The gift creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world. Dine chose to give the collection to WSU in part to honor art collector and philanthropist Jordan D. Schnitzer, whose $5 million gift to the Museum launched the $15 million campaign build a new, larger Museum of Art at the University.
Museum of Art Director Chris Bruce comments, “This is a complete career overview in printmaking by one of the most significant artists of our time, all from the artist himself. It is unprecedented for our museum and we are breathless over the scope of this gift.”
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