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Sally Day

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States

Member since April 20, 2011

  • Sister Mary Corita is Amazing!

    Arts & Culture

    In response to The Rebirth of Corita,
    in the thread

    If there's one thing that I've learned from reading this post, it's that Sister Mary Corita's artwork has the same staying power now as it did in the 1960's. It's amazing how many people have tried to replicate the style of her work. Needless to say, they still haven't been able to capture that oh-so-special feel of the works.

    This piece of the article I found especially intriguing:

    Similarly, her serigraphs, banners and posters are now being purchased by major institutions, such as the National Gallery, the Whitney, LACMA, and a new generation of collectors, which includes major contemporary artists such as Mike Kelley, Wolfgang Tillmans, Lari Pittman, Dave Muller, Pae White and Jim Isermann, as well as architects such as Frank Escher...

    Really, it's not surprising that people are still purchasing print-outs, banners and posters of her artwork. Her works are definitely something I would love to have in my den or living room. Unfortunately, I personally haven't been able to find any of her work in art shops -- framed or unframed. Maybe I can go to a print shop (like or kinkos) and have them print off one of the works. Can they technically do that or will I have to have permission? Either way, this post was really informative. I'm glad people are still recognizing Corita for who she was and what she's done. =)

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