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Strauss family foundation and galleries

The Strauss Family Foundation was formed in 2007 and is an official 501(c)3 organization. The Foundation keeps a keen eye out for emerging artists to add to the collection(s) and engages in outreach.

The Foundation shows its Collection approximately 10 times a year by appointment.  Conducting art tours, especially for college and university students, makes a difference in their visual experience and their thought process having the experience to see great visual art.

Strauss Family Foundation

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

STRAUSS FAMILY FOUNDATION | ARTIST SPOT

Fred Wilson

FRED WILSON BIOGRAPHY

Conceptual artist known to explore social justice and brings together objects presenting them in his vision and his black experience.  A master of crafts and materials as Murano glass and juxtaposes the art forcing the viewer to recognize the contextual changes in meaning.  Our Picasso who Rules is a quintessential example of conceptual work.

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Donald Sultan

DONALD SULTAN BIOGRAPHY

Makes huge still life paintings with bold contrasts, paints on vinyl tiles creating unusual patina, mounted on Masonite standing out from the wall creating signature industrial scapes. Also known for his black lemons, eggs, flowers, fruit & tulip paintings.

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Peter Halley

American Geometric paintings rendered in intense Day-Glo colors; associated with neo-conceptualism, Minimalism, and neo-geometric art Signature style is geometric, linear, repetitious (like Flaven); colorful series of building blocks Work is spatial system of cells called conduits or prison paint- ings, with connections to other cells Originality lies in use of color and texture using Roll-a-Tex to give work an architectural feel.

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