Agnes Gund

Aggie, A Film About the Life of Agnes Gund

Agnes Gund

Talk: Aggie, A Film About the Life of Agnes Gund

Agnes & Catherine Gund discuss Aggie, a feature-length documentary that explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes “Aggie” Gund’s life. Emmy-nominated director Catherine Gund focuses on her mother’s journey to give viewers an understanding of the power of art to transform consciousness and inspire social change. The film opens with Aggie selling Roy Lichtenstein’s “Masterpiece” for $165 million to start the Art for Justice Fund. The proceeds fuel a monumental effort to reform the American criminal justice system and end mass incarceration. Watch the film: https://goo.gle/3j3TWmA

Agnes Gund

Agnes Gund is president emerita of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and chair of its International Council. She is also chair of MoMA PS1, New York. In 1997, Gund received the National Medal of Arts from President Clinton. She is known as a civic leader and staunch supporter of education, women’s issues, and environmental concerns, among other causes.

Aggie

Aggie is a feature-length documentary that explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes “Aggie” Gund’s life.

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