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The word: Sackner visual poetry archive gets a new home

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The retired pulmonologist and his late wife, Ruth, amassed what is generally believed to be the world's largest collection of word art. Ruth Sackner died in 2015, and now Marvin Sackner is donating much of it to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), with help from the Knight Foundation. The major acquisition will be of more than 400 language-based artworks from the world-renowned, Miami-based collection of Ruth and Marvin Sackner.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article100810812.html#storylink=cpy
Tags: visual poetry

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