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  • America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy
  • Suzanne Loebl
  • English
  • 03 November 2018
  • 9780061237225
America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy

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characters Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Suzanne Loebl America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy Read & Download ´ 104 Suzanne Loebl ✓ 4 Summary From literary polymath Suzanne Loebl the author of ten books most recently the acclaimed America’s Art Museums comes the captivating first of its kind exploration into the philanthropic and cultural legacy of one of America’s wealthiest and most influential families The Rockefellers Fueled by John D Rockef. It is simply astounding how many major cultural projects the Rockefellers were either solely or greatly responsible for Here s a partial listThe Museum of Modern ArtThe Asia SocietyLincoln CenterColonial WilliamsburgThe CloistersThese don t include the other projects they were involved with such as the World Trade Center Rockefeller Center The United Nations a Rockefeller donated the land for it They were as a group very broad minded in their interests founding or donating a large part of the collections of museums of Mexican Art museums of African and Oceanic Arts museums of Folk Arts the first in the country museums of Asian artsif this isn t enough they donated lands that became part of the park system including the Cloisters property and the Acadia National parkLoebl also discusses the many many smaller museums that benefited from their largesse both College and University museums and small local art museumsShe doesn t neglect the art though discussing many of the thousands of pieces family members loved and collected over their lives as well as the pieces that became parts of the many building projects they were involved withThe book demonstrates what money combined with a love of art and a desire to share it can achieve