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Contemporary Women Sculptors

April 11, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In an industry traditionally dominated by male artists, it is refreshing and, in some instances, rare to discover art made by women. Today we are taking a look at sculptural work by contemporary female artists, as sculpture is a medium that is often associated with masculinity. In the past few years, various exhibitions have surfaced that

April Art Guide for LA and OC

April 4, 2016 by | Membership & Events

Important Events Slow Art Day! April 9 2016, a day dedicated to the appreciation and detailed viewing of art. Orange County Museum Exhibitions Openings: 4/2 OCMA Upcoming Exhibitions Ongoing: Bowers Museum Current Exhibitions Laguna Art Museum Current Exhibition Closing: No closing exhibitions in April. Gallery Highlights 4/2 – 4/23 Chicali 13 at OCCCA 4/2 –

Screenprinting

March 14, 2016 by Haley Hopkins | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Some of the Escalette Collection’s most fantastic pieces belong to the medium of screenprinting, and while that might ring a bell for some, to others the process is a total mystery.  As the infant of the printmaking family, it only became a technique used in fine art during the mid-1930s, unlike to other printmaking methods

Lita Albuquerque

March 7, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Lita Albuquerque was born in 1946 to a single mother, and her art is strongly influenced by her experience growing up without a father figure. However, she also draws influence from the very interesting life of her mother. In the 1930’s, Lita’s mother published her own plays in Paris under a man’s name, all the while

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