Bufano family leverages art connections to build support for Gallery Mack

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BY: Rita Cipalla

If you’re looking for a family whose roots in the museum and art world run deep, you’d be hard-pressed to find one with more extensive experience than the Bufano family. Some might say a bit of showmanship rubbed off as well: the family traces its roots to Castellaneta, a small town in Puglia where Rudolph Valentino was born.  

Born in Rochester, N.Y., Ralph Bufano spent his entire career in museum work, beginning with the Corning Museum of Glass in New York State and then the Paine Arts Center and the EAA Aviation Museum, both in Oshkosh, Wisc. 

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org/

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