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The Highlights of the Collection: Jacques Lowe

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With “Walter Kerr during first-night intermission,” Jacques Lowe captures at once Kerr’s unpretentiousness and authoritativeness at the height of his influence in the mid-fifties.

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Ilse Bing, the “Queen of Leica”

Ilse Bing, Paris, Eiffel Tower with Branches, 1933, silver gelatin print, 13 1/2  x 9 in., Scripps College, Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Ilse Bing’s photograph, Paris, Eiffel Tower with Branches, was taken in 1933 during the midst of her own self-discovery. Bing was born into an upper middle class Jewish family in Germany in 1899. Her family encouraged her academic education as well as her development in the arts and music. She enrolled in University of Frankfurt […]

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Electoral College: SCC Votes on Additions to Collections

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SCC members voted to include new works in photography, ceramics (17th c. and 18th c. Japanese and modern) and sculpture to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Collective Bargaining: SCC Votes to Add to Scripps Collection

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SCC members voted to include photography, prints, a Japanese theater costume, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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