Campus receives $10.1M gift to acquire art of renowned Polish Jewish artist

Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection/Courtesy

Bay Area-based Taube Philanthropies has donated $10.1 million — the largest single monetary gift to acquire art in UC Berkeley history — to the campus’s Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, providing the public with access to the artwork of Polish Jewish artist Arthur Szyk, according to a campus press release issued Monday.
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