Posts Tagged ‘The Anderson Collection’

Ceremonial turning of the soil delights the Anderson family and guests

Ground has officially been broken for the building to house the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, designed by Richard Olcott/Ennead Architects.

Earlier this week, at a groundbreaking ceremony on the north side of the Cantor Arts Center, more than 200 invited guests looked on as Hunk, Moo and Putter Anderson put golden shovels in the dirt to commemorate the official start of construction on the building to house the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. Provost John…

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Remarks by Alex Nemerov at Anderson Collection Groundbreaking

Professor Alex Nemerov speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, which took place on October 9th, 2012. The Anderson Collection is one of the largest and most outstanding private collections of post-World War II American art in the world. The collection has been built over the last 50 years by…

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Remarks by Provost John Etchemendy at Anderson Collection Groundbreaking

Good afternoon and welcome. For those of you I haven’t had a chance to meet, I am John Etchemendy, Stanford provost. It is my honor to welcome everyone to this groundbreaking ceremony for the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. We are delighted that Hunk, Moo and Putter are here to help us mark the occasion.…

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Remarks by Roberta Denning at Anderson Collection Groundbreaking

Throughout the world, a groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of an important construction project.  Our ritual turning of the sod will occur a little later this afternoon. But given the nature of today’s occasion—the beginning of the building that will house the Anderson Collection at Stanford University—any reference to groundbreaking is closer in meaning to…

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Anderson Collection at Stanford University to be displayed in an elegant new home

The preeminent post-World War II American art collection will be showcased in a freestanding pavilion adjacent to the Cantor Arts Center. The building, designed by Ennead Architects, will be the second new structure in the expanding university arts district.

The Anderson Collection at Stanford University has reached another on-schedule milestone in the trek toward beginning construction this summer and opening its doors in 2014. The Stanford Board of Trustees approved Ennead Architects‘ building design at their meeting this week. The Anderson Collection is one of the largest and most outstanding private collections of post-World War…

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