Over 100 Latin American artworks donated to NY museums

NEW YORK — An art collector says the Museum of Modern Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York will collectively receive more than 100 works of contemporary Latin American art.

MoMA trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros said Wednesday her personal organization, Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, will be donating 90 works to MoMA and 12 to the Bronx Museum. Cisneros says her program aims to integrate more Latin American art into museums worldwide.

In 2016, Cisneros' program contributed more than 100 works to MoMA. Museum director Glenn Lowery says Cisneros has been a catalyst in transforming the way his museum thinks about Latin American art.

The 2017 donation is an eclectic mix of contemporary pieces from countries including Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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