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For the Love of Art: An Appreciation of Al Shands

Al Shands’ passion for collecting art was ignited in the early 1980s at a Berea craft fair in the company of his wife, Mary, who helped found the Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, now the KMAC Museum in Louisville. “Mary would have to drag me to craft fairs,” Shands recalled, a bit sheepishly, in a 2010 video interview with the Kentucky Arts Council, which was...
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