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Gifts & Grants

Recent Acquisitions: Pierre Daura, Boats by the Ebro, 1929

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Pierre Daura (1896–1976) was born in Minorca, Spain, and spent most of his youth in Barcelona, where he studied art with Pablo Picasso’s father. He moved to Paris in 1914, painting and drawing in the European center of Bohemian artist life for the next fifteen years.

Recent Acquisitions: Claes Oldenburg, Blue Saxophone, 1992

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Recent Acquisitions: Oshogbo School Works

Hood Quarterly, summer 2003

Recent gifts by Edward B. Marks ’32 of a painting by Twins Seven Seven (born 1944, Nigeria) and a tapestry by Adebisi Fabunmi (born 1945, Ghana) mark a new expansion of the Hood’s collections into modern and contemporary African art.


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