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Boris Lurie Art Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Boris Lurie Art Foundation

501 Silverside Road, Ste. 123

Wilmington, DE United States 19809-1377


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $85,838,111

Total giving: $153,810






Established in 2008 in NY - Founded by the late Boris Lurie, who was the last surviving founder of the NO! ART movement, and a social visionary in art and culture. He was best known for his controversial collage "Railroad."

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to organizations and individuals in the arts reflecting the life and work of Boris Lurie and the NO!art movement.

Fields of Interest

  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Ethnic museums
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Museums
  • Public safety
  • Visual arts
  • Youth development
  • Youth mentoring
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Victims and oppressed people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $85,838,111 (market value)

Gifts received: $27,146,109

Expenditures: $3,032,112

Total giving: $153,810

Qualifying distributions: $2,143,816