Journey to the New: The Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson

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The couple’s passion for contemporary art embraced such artists as David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder and David Smith.
Harry ‘Hunk’ and Margaret ‘Moo’ Anderson and their daughter Mary Patricia ‘Putter’ Anderson would go on to create one of the most celebrated collections of post-war and contemporary art in America, employing what they called a ‘head and hands’ approach to collecting.
‘They strived to ensure that each object had a balance of the “head” — the idea, concept and ingenuity — and the “hands”: the craftsmanship and materials,’ explains Jason Linetzky, Director of the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. ‘These two principles guided the Andersons in growing their collection over many decades.’
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