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Josef Albers

March 11, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

                  Artist Josef Albers was a designer, photographer, typographer printmaker and a poet. This German-born American artist formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs in the 20th century. Born in 1888 in Germany, Albers taught as a school teacher for

Patrick Wilson

June 1, 2010 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  “The key value of abstraction to me is its openness. The best abstraction isn’t didactic, it’s experiential.” — Patrick Wilson, excerpted from the Color Space exhibition essay by Sarah Bancroft, published by Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, 2011. Wilson’s painting, Red Emperor, was featured in an exhibition titled, Color Space, at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe in New York

Jay Sagen

January 1, 2008 by Karlie Harstad | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  Local Coastline Community College gallery curator Jay Sagen pulls his influence from abstract expressionists in the San Francisco bay area. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1972, Sagen began working in galleries and began his prolific career as both an artist and curator. Sagen

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