“Artists are our most useful ambassadors”
Art Newspaper, 9/12/2007
 
“The non-profit foundation Art Matters has re-emerged after a ten-year hiatus, in response to what the organisation says is a growing need for financial support for artists. Founded in New York in 1985 by art patron Laura Donnelley, the group has recently given 23 grants to US-based artists to work in Africa, the Middle East, South America and Europe. . . . [Artists are our most useful ambassadors,[ says Ms Donnelley.”
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