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Kanye West Donates $10M to Arizona Art Project

Posted at 5:00 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 19:00:02-05

Kanye West is donating millions of dollars to an art project in Northern Arizona.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the rapper wrote a $10 million check to James Turrell. Turell’s an artist who’s been working on a large-scale project at Roden Crater since 1972.

Within the next five years, he hopes to finish turning the extinct volcano in Flagstaff into an observation center for his visual art installations. Yeezy recently got a sneak peek of the progress and was blown away.

Turrell is said to be “thrilled” by West’s donation “at such a critical juncture of the project.”

You can make a donation yourself or learn more at the project’s website. They also have an Instagram account where they share photos of their progress.