GAGE ACADEMY MAKES CLASSICAL ART COOL AGAIN…

An article by Tyrone Beason at the Seattle times talks about how the Gage Academy is making classical art hip and providing an important skill set

“The school advances a lofty idea that, for most of the past 100 years, has been out of favor — that the mere act of seeing the world clearly, then copying it, has value.”

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Even Batman has been seen in the Gage Academy halls, having come with superhero friends to be models during an annual Drawing Jam session. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)

 

 

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The walls of Mark Kang-O’Higgins’ studio at Gage Academy are dominated by his huge oil paintings, often of family members. His work is rooted in figurative tradition. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times

Cover Photo: Sean Clemens uses all spray paints in this untitled piece he’s creating on canvas in front of the Gage Academy of Art on Capitol Hill. Clemens is a student in the Kang-O’Higgins atelier, which emphasizes drafting and painting skills for visual expression. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)

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