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Rose Art Museum Receives Major Gift of Contemporary Art

The computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton has donated forty-one works by contemporary artists to the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.

Drawn from Norton’s personal collection, this gift is part of a series of donations to university art museums and teaching museums throughout the country, including the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore, Saratoga Springs, New York; UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, California; and the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

The gift to the Rose includes video, photography, painting, prints, sculpture, and mixed media works by artists such as Doug Aitken, Nicole Eisenman, Omer Fast, Robert Gober, Mike Kelley, Jean Shin, Kara Walker, and Christopher Wool, among others.

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