Khalid Hussain (khalid_hussain) wrote,
Khalid Hussain
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Philippa de Menil

For some reason, I became interested recently in searching for information online about Sheikha Fariha's background. I had known that she was an heiress, and I had known that she and her ex-husband had been patrons for some art projects, but the true reach of her family's involvement in American and European modern art hadn't really congealed until I started this latest round of reading. The interweaving of spiritual interests and fine art from various periods has also emerged as a significant theme.

Of the sources I found online, the following the is most extensive and most interesting, even if it is now almost 17 years old: http://www.vanityfair.com/magazine/archive/1996/09/colacello199609#


Peace,

kh
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