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Hyde exhibits master art works, manuscripts

Nick Clawson Taking int the images in the Hyde Gallery (Photo: Robert Sanchez)

Nick Clawson Taking int the images in the Hyde Gallery (Photo: Robert Sanchez)

By Kellen Brauer

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Grossmont College, the Hyde Art Gallery is exhibiting works by some of the most famous artists ever to live. Multi Media Works ‘Selections from Our Permanent Selection’ has an assortment of paintings, pictures, and sculptures from such artists as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, and Pablo Picasso.

The current exhibit will be on display until September 15. Many students around campus have visited the Gallery to see the classic art works for themselves. “I have always enjoyed the work of Lichtenstein and Ansel Adams,” said art student Nick Clawson. “I also enjoy Herbert Fink, his stuff is great.”

Some of the art works may be unfamiliar to many gallery visitors. However, says Clawson, “checking out other art pieces is always a good way to improve my own work.”

Gallery Curator Ben Aubert  said that the exhibit “ represents probably about 20 percent of our permanent collection… I personally really love the manuscripts from the monasteries; it’s just amazing how well they’ve held their color.”

“I tried to get as broad of a scope of artwork as I could and picked the pieces I felt were very influential,” Aubert said. “There are even pieces in here that were painted by the founder of the gallery Marge (Marjorie) Hyde.

 The galley hours are  Monday-Wednesday 10a.m to 6:30 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to  8 p.m. The gallery is closed Fridays through Sundays and legal holidays.


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