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Mary Addison Hackett

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Contemporary artist Mary Addison Hackett focuses her artwork on the construction of meaning, memory, and representation in daily life. Hackett resides in Nashville, Tennessee where she works out of her studio garage producing artwork.  The artist attained her BFA in Painting at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

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Kris Chatterson

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Artist Kris Chatterson uses technology and unconventional tools to create his large, abstract paintings. Chatterson, a native of Orlando, Florida, currently lives and works in New York City. With a lifestyle closely tied to the ocean– Chatterson grew up in Florida and lived in Los Angeles for

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Alessandro Fornaci

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Italian artist Alessandro Fornaci uses ancient symbols in conjunction with contemporary, political issues in his artwork. By contrasting the past with the present, Fornaci tries to prove that we are closer to ancient history than we think. Fornaci studied at the First Public Art Institute of Rome,

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Nate Fors

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  American artist Nate Fors was born in 1955 in Hutchinson, Kansas. While primarily a painter, Fors has expanded his repertoire to include public sculpture, installation, digital prints and video. Presently, Fors lives and works in Kansas City Missouri. Fors earned his Bachelors of Arts in English from Kansas University, and in

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Jim Dine

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

American artist Jim Dine has dabbled in several forms of artwork such as painting, sculpting, illustrating, performance art, stage design and poetry. The artist is known for the repetition of themes throughout different mediums; many of these represent common everyday objects elevated to an iconic stature. Dine is also

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Carol Inez Charney

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  Photographer Carol Inez Charney uses natural distortions from the everyday world to create her photography. While her works are photographs, they reach back to the modernist movement in her finished product. Based in San Francisco, California Charney is represented in galleries in Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. Charney studied painting at UC Santa

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John Divola

October 25, 2011 by David Lee | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  Fascinated by the ‘unattainable desire’ intrinsic to art, John Divola, a critically acclaimed photographer, finds beauty in isolated homes and other subjects reminiscent of his youth in the San Fernando Valley. He received his BA in 1971 at California State University, Northridge, and his MA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1973.

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Mark Bradford

October 24, 2011 by Charlotte Hughes | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    As an artist inspired as much by destruction as creation, Mark Bradford builds his canvases with destroyed objects. He creates a synecdoche of south central L.A. by transforming found and abandoned materials into intricate maps of the urban cityscape. In his own right Bradford is a cartographer of an abstracted Los Angeles, charting

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Frank Gehry

October 1, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

                This Canadian-American based in Los Angeles is known for his deconstructive architecture that strays into poststructuralist design. Gehry is a Pritzker Prize winner for his advances in architecture. The 2010 world Architecture survey stated that his buildings were among the most important works of contemporary architecture, while

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David Humphrey

September 1, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Artist David Humphrey is known for his kitsch subject matter that includes landscape, figuration, iconography, and commentary on American consumer culture and identity. The artist currently lives and works in New York City. In 1977 Humphrey received his Bachelor or Arts at New York University and went on to gain his Master of

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