West Collection

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"Sharks" by Yong Ho Ji. An item in the West Collection.

West Collection artworks are on long-term loan to SEI, the financial services firm founded 46 years ago by Al West. Al and his daughter Paige have spent the last 19 years collecting 3,100 compelling contemporary works by over 700 leading international artists. The goal of tq1 he West Collection is to share challenging and inventive work of emerging artists with the SEI audience and the public. At any given time 1,500 works from the West Collection are installed at the SEI Corporate Campus in Oaks, PA and other works are displayed in rotating exhibitions at the nearby West Collection Warehouse. Artworks are also loaned to various international and local museums and universities for exhibition. In recent years loans have been made to the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Tate Modern, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, to name a few. Current projects include an exhibition series at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia and an educational initiative in public schools. Tours are by appointment only.

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the organization's About page.

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