In his art career, Baryn Futa wants people to feel differently about the importance of art in life. He is intent on cultivating greater awareness and support of the fine arts, as well as give greatest support to the finest artists. He wants to be known as both someone who appreciates the finer things in life, as well as someone who is a primary benefactor for the arts in the U.S. and around the world. While it is true that most people have a positive feeling about art, not quite as many understand that art is a key element of every human culture and society’s identity. It is that disconnect that drives Baryn Futa’s art patronage.
Because art is one generation’s way of communicating to future generations, we owe it to our posterity to preserve as much art as we can for the future. As is the case in many societies, in the United States, fine art is too often taken for granted and not appreciated as sufficiently as it should be. Mr. Futa believes that art should be more than an afterthought; it should be considered a societal priority. Unfortunately, fine art has grown into something that is little more than a frivolous pursuit only for the rich.