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Fine Art


Celebrating Black History Month Black artists in the Escalette Collection

February 10, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In honor of Black History Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the incredible Black artists in our collection. Maya Freelon Asante Maya Freelon Asante is an award-winning African American artist who is best known for her lively, colorful sculptures that sometimes combine printwork with photography. Freelon’s work was

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Visits the Hilbert Museum Studying the use of light in painting and digital animation

September 30, 2016 by | California Scene Paiting

Students from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts made a visit to The Hilbert Museum for a tour, specifically to explore the use of light in paintings, which was led by the Art Collections’ Curator and Student Art Ambassadors. Professor Judy Kriger‘s class is studying how to use 3D software to incorporate shading, lighting, and rendering techniques


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

Solid Gold

January 11, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Sculptor Betty Gold may work from basic geometric forms, but the end result of her pieces is nothing short of complex and multidimensional. Born in Austin, Texas and currently based in Venice, California, Gold has had a long and exciting career. At eighty years of age, she still creates work today. We are lucky to

Contemporary Art vs. Modern Art Defining "Now" from "Then"

November 30, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word “modern” is defined as, “of or relating to the present time.”  The word “contemporary” is defined as “happening or beginning now or in recent times.” While these definitions may appear to be similar or even nearly identical, in terms of art genres, they are very incongruent. The modern art movement began in the 1860’s

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

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