(1898 - 1963)
Kay Sage was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Italy, France. Kay Sage is known for surreal, symbolist and dream image painting, sculpture.
Biography Kay Sage
"Los Angeles County Museum on Fire: Kay Sage, Painter of an Odd Future"
April 30, 2012 by William Poundstone
Consider Kay Sage (1898-1963) the anti-Thomas Kinkade. She was America’s great painter of menace, dread, and the post-apocalyptic future. Her trademark was “the sulphurous light before a thunderstorm,” observed biographer Régine Tessier. Like a thunderstorm, Sage’s art could be depressing and exhilarating. A true contrarian might nominate Sage as the best of all the Western Hemisphere surrealists. Frida, move over?
Born in Albany, Sage had one of her first gallery shows in Los Angeles, at the Tone Price gallery in 1940. Despite that, no Sage paintings have made their way into
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