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The Art of Writing about Art Part 3: Baldessari's Discontent? II

November 11, 2015 by Raphaelle Canaan | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Baldessari’s Discontent? II Like Rebecca Malkin, Junior Communication Studies major Raphaelle Canaan also sees discontent in Baldessari’s Accordionist (With Crowd) of 1994. However, in her reading that discontent is counteracted by the accordionist’s autonomy, leading her to argue that the work ultimately has a positive message. Faces in a Crowd Baldessari’s Accordionist (With Crowd) shows

The Art of Writing about Art Part 2: Baldessari's Discontent? I

November 10, 2015 by Grace Jones; Rebecca Malkin | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Baldessari’s Discontent? Part I For their first formal analysis assignment, several students in ART 261 chose to write about John Baldessari’s 1994 lithograph Accordionist (With Crowd). Grace Jones (Freshman, History) explains why determining meaning in Accordionist (With Crowd) is so challenging: “Each face in the “crowd” is concealed by a large, colorful dot, giving viewers

Art Exhibits on Campus and Beyond Art News and Events

November 2, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Here, in our own backyard, the Guggenheim Gallery is presently housing the Stray Edge exhibition. Stray Edge features several artists, one of which is Monique Van Genderen, who spoke at the Visual Thinker Lecture Series on October 28th. With the combined lecture and art exhibit, a rare opportunity is created, allowing for a complete understanding for her work.  The next Visual

Esca-Let’s Get Scary!

October 26, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

We here at the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art are proud to house a wide variety of art pieces. These artistic works are diverse in time period, style, color, medium, and subjects. Below, we have decided to feature  some of the pieces in our collection to celebrate the Halloween season! Be they intentionally or unintentionally eerie,

Bauhaus In the Middle of the Street

October 19, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

German architect Walter Gropius opened the Bauhaus school in 1919 in Weimer, Germany. The Bauhaus served not only as a school for architects, but a site for re-imagining the material world through the unification of all the arts. The school combined crafts school, academy of the arts, and architecture school, providing workshops in cabinetmaking, textile making, metalworking,

Never “Shai” Away Shai Kremer's series "Infected Landscape"

October 12, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Shai Kremer is an Israeli photographer best known for his series “Infected Landscape”. Kremer was educated in photography at Tel Aviv’s Camera Obscura School of Arts, as well as in media arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. The photographs Military Ammunition Storage, Ten Years After Explosion and Shooting Defense Wall, Gilo Neighborhood are from

Celebrating Escalette’s Quinquennial! The Guggenheim Gallery's "Paths and Edges" Exhibit Closing Reception

September 14, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This past Sunday, friends and visitors gathered to celebrate the closing reception of the Paths and Edges exhibition at the Guggenheim Gallery, which marks the fifth anniversary of the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art. Several of the exhibit’s featured artists were in attendance, including Soo Kim, whose artwork That was because this year will of course go on is the

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