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PaperCity Houston September 2022

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The foundation was established in 2022 to fulfill the Gettys' joint philanthropic commitment to creativity and learning and their belief that art, in all its forms, is vital to ensuring a community's prosperity. Proceeds from the Christie's sale will support specific California- based arts and science organizations with whom the Gettys have had a very longstanding relationship. The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation for the Arts plans to distribute all of its charitable resources within the next three to five years, seeking to leave a legacy to carry future generations forward. The sale includes antiques and china and decorative arts and custom-crafted objects from other residences of the family, all of them From top: In the 18th-century Syro-Turkish dressing room, a hand-carved crystal chair, made by F. & C. Osler, Birmingham, England, 1894. In the living room, a gallery of paintings includes canvases by Gustave Moreau, Claude Monet, and Camille Pissarro. Interiors images courtesy Rizzoli: Ann Getty Interior Style by Diane Dorrans Saeks, 2012. (Continued on page 108)

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