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Monday, 02 November 2015 10:51

Arts Patron Dasha Zhukova Donates $1 Million for Artist Residency at MIT

MIT's Frank Gehry-designed Stata Center. MIT's Frank Gehry-designed Stata Center. Wikipedia

The Russian collector and philanthropist Dasha Zhukova is donating $1m to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to establish a “distinguished visiting artist” position.

The spot will be awarded to an artist, architect or designer and covers a one-to-two-year residency at the MIT Center for Art, Science and Technology where they will be encouraged to conduct new research and develop a body of work in collaboration with the faculty, students and researchers.

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