Monday, August 3, 2009

Sad, sad day

I was just going to leave it with a retweet - "RT@MutualArt - sad day for art - DC collector's house burns, along with the art inside -" - but it seemed like I should spend a few more minutes on this tragic story...

The home of D.C. art collector Peggy Cooper Cafritz burned last week, along with her very large and significant collection of work by minority artists. It shocked to read about it - no amount of money will be able to replace the work or mend Cafritz's heart after this devastation. See below to see before and after images of the incredible home: