The Asheville Art Museum’s Collectors’ Circle recently selected twelve works to add to the museum’s collection at their 15th Annual Year-End Acquisition Dinner at Celine and Company On Broadway.
The Museum’s Collectors’ Circle supports the proactive development, stewardship, and conservation of the museum’s collection. Over the years, its members have purchased over 160 works of art in all media for enjoyment by the Asheville community and its many visitors. The museum thanks all members of the Collectors’ Circle past and present. This year’s choices consist of art from a diverse array of perspectives produced in a variety of media, further informing the Museum’s educational initiatives and collecting priorities.
The Museum acquired the following two works by Jade Doskow. Montreal 1967 World’s Fair, “Man and His World,” Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Dome with Solar Experimental House, 2012, archival pigment print on paper, edition 3/5, 40 × 50 inches. Museum purchase with funds provided by 2018 Collectors’ Circle Member Vito Lenoci and the Lenoci Family in honor of the Nat C. Myers Fund for Photography.
New York 1964 World’s Fair, “Peace Through Understanding,” New York State Pavilion (Fresh Paint), 2017, archival pigment print on paper, edition 1/5, 40 × 50 inches. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Nat C. Myers Fund for Photography.