A star in the global art world recalls Memphis childhood in a painting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 20, 2020 2:23 PM CT | Published: November 20, 2020 4:00 AM CT

A painting donated by Memphis-born artist Derek Fordjour drew a $410,000 bid to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

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Peggy Burch

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Peggy Burch is Arts & Culture editor at The Daily Memphian.


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